• 8servings
  • 6minutes
  • 75calories

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Nutrition Info . . .

NutrientsCarbohydrates, Cellulose
MineralsNatrium, Calcium, Potassium, Phosphorus, Cobalt, Molybdenum

Ingredients Jump to Instructions ↓

  1. 1 cup butter, softened

  2. 2 cups brown sugar

  3. 5 cups all-purpose flour

  4. 1/2 teaspoon salt

  5. 1 teaspoon baking soda

  6. 1/4 cup milk

  7. Icing:

  8. 1 cup butter, very soft

  9. 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract

  10. confectioners' sugar

  11. splash of milk

Instructions Jump to Ingredients ↑

  1. In a large bowl, stir together 1 cup butter and brown sugar until smooth and creamy. Stir in 1 teaspoon vanilla. In a separate bowl, combine the flour, salt, and baking soda; stir into creamed mixture. Mix in milk, stirring until a soft dough forms. Cover, and chill for 1 hour.

  2. Preheat oven to 365 degrees F (185 degrees C). On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters. Place cookies 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets.

  3. Bake in a preheated oven for 6 minutes. Cool on wire racks.

  4. Meanwhile, in a large bowl, stir together 1 cup butter and 1 teaspoon vanilla until it becomes smooth and creamy. Gradually stir in sugar, one cup at a time, beating well after each addition. Beat in a splash of milk, and continue mixing until light and fluffy. Keep icing covered until ready to decorate. Spread icing on top of cookies.


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