Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar

  2. 1 teaspoon baking soda

  3. 1 teaspoon cream of tartar

  4. 1/4 teaspoon salt

  5. 1 cup butter

  6. 1 large egg

  7. 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

  8. 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. Preheat oven to 350 °F (175°C). Combine sugar, butter, egg, vanilla, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Beat until light and creamy. Add flour gradually until well blended. Wrap dough in plastic and chill for an hour. Shape dough into ¾-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on a baking sheet. Flatten with a fork. If desired, sprinkle with colored sugar. Bake for 5 to 8 minutes until set, but not browned. Cool on cookie sheet for 10 minutes before removing to a wire rack.


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