- 1/2 cup soft butter
- 3/4 cup sifted confectioners sugar
- 1 Tbsp. vanilla
- food coloring if desired
- 1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
- 1/8 tsp. salt
- Filling-if desired. Possible choices chocolate chips, chopped nuts, coconut, cherries...choose your own adventure!
- Mix 1 cup sifted confections' sugar, 2 tbsp. cream, 1 tsp vanilla, and food coloring (if desired).
Heat oven to 350 degrees. Mix butter, sugar, vanilla and food coloring (if using), thoroughly. Measure flour by dip-level-pour method or by sifting. Blend in flour and salt. If dough is dry, add 1 to 2 Tbsp. cream. Wrap a level Tablespoon of dough around filling. Place 1" apart on un-greased cookie sheet. Bake 12 to 15 minutes. Cool; dip tops of cookies in frosting; decorate with another topping if desired. Makes 20-25 cookies.