(A cross between a sugar and a butter cookie)
  • Desserts


  • 3/4 pound (3 sticks) butter
  • 1-1/4 cups sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 tablespoon pure vanilla extract


  1. Combine all ingredients in a large bowl.
  2. Form into cylinders 2 inches in diameter and 6 inches long. Wrap in plastic wrap and freeze for 30 minutes until very firm.
  3. Cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices and bake on an ungreased baking sheet at 350F for 7 to 8 minutes, or until lightly brown around the edges.

The dough can be frozen for future use and sliced and baked as needed.

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