Butter Cookies (St. Martin -- Caribbean)

Recipe by Sydney Mike
READY IN: 40mins
SERVES: 18
YIELD: 36 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
  • In a large bowl, cream butter & sugar along with the vanilla extract, until mixture is fluffy & light.
  • In a bowl, whisk together flour & salt, then, 1/2 cup at a time, add it to the butter mixture, beating well after each addition.
  • Scoop dough onto the center of a large ungreased, 9-inch square baking pan, & using a spatula spread it out evenly.
  • Bake the huge cookie on the center rack of the oven until firm to the touch & golden brown, about 35 minutes.
  • Remove the pan from the oven & cut the 9-inch square cookie into 1 1/2-inch squares, making 36 smaller cookies.
  • Place them on a wire rack to cool before eating.
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