Here's the one that my MIL always made for us...any would pack up and mail at Valentine's Day and Easter and Christmas...Simple and wonderful taste!!
1 cup buter
1 1/4 cup sugar
3 eggs beaten separately & then added
1 tsp vanilla
3 cup flour
1 tsp baking powder
Cream butter and sugar. Add eggs & vanilla. Mix in flour and baking powder. Chill the dough about an hour.
Roll out about 1/4 inch (or thicker if you like thicker cookies) and cut out. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes or until lightly browned.
Frost with your favorite frosting. (We always just used powdered sugar, butter, milk and vanilla)
Grandma Pam to 3
â€śOther creatures receive food simply as fodder. But we take the raw materials of the earth and work with themâ€”touch them, manipulate them, taste them, glory in their heady smells and colors, and then, through a bit of alchemy, transform them into delicious creations.â€ť
â€• Judith Jones, The Tenth Muse: My Life in Food