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Butter Cookies Recipe

Butter Cookies               
Posted by: Pepper Sun, 29 Feb 2004, at 1:58 p.m
Source: Jan Taylor .

1-1/2 cups butter softened
1-1/4 cups sugar
1 large egg
1 tsp. vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose butter
3/4 cup strawberry preserves

Beat butter and sugar at medium speed with an electric mixer until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla beating well. Add flour beating just until mixture is blended. Divide dough into three portions. Roll each portion on wax paper into a 12 inch long. Cover and chill 8 hours. Cut each log into 1/2 inch thick slices. Place on lightly greased baking sheets. Press thumb in center of each slice to make an indentation. Fill with 1/2 teaspoon preserves. Bake at 350* for 10 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool. Freeze if desired.

Makes 6 dozen cookies.


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