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Frosted Butter Cookies Recipe
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Frosted Butter Cookies Recipe

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"These cookies melt in your mouth...even when they're not frosted," writes Sharon Pickerd from her home in Sparta, Michigan. "The recipe was handed down years ago from a cousin who tasted the golden treats at a children's fund-raiser."
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES:27 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 30 min. Bake: 10 min./batch
MAKES: 27 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1-3/4 cups sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 4 cups King Arthur Unbleached All-Purpose Flour
  • Prepared vanilla frosting
  • Food coloring and decorating sprinkles, optional

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in egg yolk. Gradually add flour and mix well.
  2. Roll into 1-in. balls. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Flatten with a glass dipped in flour.Bake at 375° for 8-10 minutes or until lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.
  3. Tint frosting with food coloring if desired. Frost cookies. Decorate as desired. Yield: 4-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Frosted Butter Cookies in Quick Cooking July/August 2003, p36

Reviews for Frosted Butter Cookies(2)

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Reviewed Dec. 18, 2011

These cookies are my families favorite. I've made this cookie since I found in the magazine years ago. I always chill the dough overnight. Much easier to handle.

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Reviewed Jan. 22, 2008

These are the best cookies!! Very easy recipe, with just a few ingredients. We love them!

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