Simple butter cookies
After reading the ingredients on a can of imported Danish butter cookies,
I thought: "Hey! I can do this myself!", so I developed the following
recipe. It doesn't resemble the original too much, but considering that
the cookies don't stay around for more than two days, and that even my
mother liked them, they must be good!
- 1/2 cup unsalted butter,
at room temperature
- 1/2 cup granulated sugar
- 1 1/2 cup white flour
- 1 large egg
- 1 tsp vanilla extract
- 1 1/2 tsp baking powder
Beat the butter with the sugar.
Add the egg and vanilla and beat until you get a uniform mixture.
Mix the flour and baking powder and gradually blend them into the mixture.
When you're done, you should have a rather sticky dough.
Shape the dough into balls, about
in diameter. Roll them in sugar
and place them on an ungreased cookie sheet, leaving about an inch of space
between cookies, so that they don't stick together when they expand.
Bake in preheated oven at
for 20 minutes.
Remove from oven, let them cool for a while, and start eating right away.
20 minutes preparation, 20 minutes baking.
measure the ingredients.
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Recipe last modified: 31 Dec 86
From: email@example.com (Kriton Kyrimis)
Subject: RECIPE: Butter cookies
Date: 6 Mar 87 04:11:47 GMT
Organization: Princeton University, Princeton, New Jersey, USA
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