Butter cookies. Yum
Classic butter cookie recipe from my Nan. I think she got it out of Good Housekeeping many years ago.
I made some today, just to test out my new cookie press. They turned out yummy. They weren't all perfectly shaped, I just posed the pretty ones together for this photo.
Butter Cookies -
2 cups sifted flower
3/4 cup butter
1 egg yolk
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
Cream butter, then add sugar gradually and cream until light and fluffy.
Add egg yolk and beat well
Add small amounts of flour, mixing thoroughly after each add
Add vanilla and blend well
Put through cookie press. Add optional sprinkles. Bake at 400 degrees for 4 to 5 minutes. Makes about 6 dozen cookies