2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
1 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup butter
3/4 cup sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
3 tablespoons milk

1. Mix together 2 cups of the flour, the baking powder and the salt.

2. Cream together the butter and sugar. Then beat in the egg, vanilla extract, and milk.

3. Stir in the flour mixture, then gradually add enough of the remaining flour to make the dough stiff enough to roll.

4. Form the dough into a ball. Chill at least 1 hour.
5. Preheat oven to 375 degrees.

6. Place the dough on a floured surface and roll out to 1/8-inch thinkness.

Cut with cookie cutters and place on ungreased cookie sheets.

7. Bake about 8 to 10 minutes or until nicely browned. (Makes about 4 dozen cookies.)




2 tablespoons butter
2 cups confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5 tablespoons milk (approximate)
colored sprinkles

1. Cream together the butter, sugar, and vanilla extract.

2. Stir in 3 tablespoons of the milk. Then gradually add enough of the remaining milk to make the frosting smooth and easy to spread.

3. Spread the frosting on cookies with smooth-edged knife, then decorate with colored sprinkles.
Make the cookies colorful and have fun!