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“One of my husband's favorite cookies. They come out soft and chewy if you cook them just right. Frost them if you want; sometimes I don't.”
1hr 25mins
36 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the butter and sugar. Add the egg and extracts beating until fluffy. Stir in all the remaining dry ingredients on low speed until well mixed.
  2. Divide the dough in half; wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 1 hour.
  3. Roll dough on a lightly floured board to 1/8th inch thickness. Cut into shapes and place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F for 6-8 minutes or until set. Cool.
  5. For frosting: combine the butter, sugar and extract. Gradually add just enough milk for spreading consistency.

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