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Crispy Butter Cookies

 Crispy Butter Cookies
These cookies are easy to make and taste so good. They're very crisp and light, perfect with milk or coffee.
24 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 15 min./batch

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 egg whites
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2-1/2 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking soda
  • Sugar

Directions

  • In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light
  • and fluffy. Beat in egg whites and vanilla. Combine the flour,
  • baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture
  • and mix well.
  • Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on
  • greased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350° for
  • 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire
  • racks to cool. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 145 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 117 mg sodium, 17 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.