Symbol Cookies

Oxmoor House
about 4 1/2 dozen


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1/2 cup butter or margarine, softened
1 cup sugar
1 egg
2 cups all-purpose flour
2 teaspoons baking powder
1/2 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons milk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract


Cream butter in a large mixing bowl; gradually add sugar, beating well. Add egg; beat well.

Combine flour, baking powder, and salt in a medium mixing bowl, mixing well. Add flour mixture, milk, and vanilla to creamed mixture, stirring well. Cover and chill thoroughly.

Roll to 1/8-inch thickness on a floured surface; cut with assorted symbol-shaped cutters. Place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 375° for 6 to 8 minutes. Remove from cookie sheets, and cool on wire racks. Decorate as desired.

Created date

February 2010