“This is a delicious old Pa Dutch recipe of my Nana's, which came from her grandmother. They are lightly crisp and buttery. Nana always rolled them almost paper-thin. Amount of cookies is an estimate; depends on the size/shape of your cookie cutters. Prep time includes chilling of dough.”
READY IN:
8hrs 8mins
SERVES:
48-60
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Thoroughly cream butter and sugar. Add unbeaten eggs, vanilla and milk; mix well.
  2. Sift together flour and baking powder; gradually add this dry mixture to the creamed mixture, mixing well after each addition.
  3. You will may need to add up to another 3/4 cup of flour to make a dough stiff enough to roll out.
  4. Chill at least 6-8 hours.
  5. To bake, preheat oven to 350. Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  6. Roll out a portion of chilled dough on lightly floured surface very thin.
  7. Cut into shapes.
  8. Place on lightly greased cookie sheets. Sprinkle with colored sugar or other sprinkles, if desired.
  9. Bake at 350 6-8 minutes or until edges brown SLIGHTLY.
  10. Cool. Store in airtight container.

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