Farmerville First Baptist Church Sesquicentennial Cookbook 1847-1997
- 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
- 1 cup sugar
- 2 eggs
- 2 Tbsp milk
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 2 1/2 cup all purpose flour
- 2 tsp baking powder
- Decorator’s sugar (optional)
In a mixing bowl, cream butter, and sugar. Add eggs, one at a time, beating well after each addition. add milk and vanilla; beat until light and fluffy. Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Chill at least 2 hours or overnight. On a lightly floured surface roll the dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut with trefoil cookie cutter or cutter of your choice. Place cookies on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with sugar if desired.
Bake at 350 degrees for 8 to 10 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on wire racks. Yield: 4 dozen (2 1/2 inch) cookies.