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Butter Wafers

These crisp drop cookies are great for folks who don't like their treats too sweet and who don't want to fuss with rolling out the dough.
  • Total Time
    Prep: 20 min. Bake: 15 min.
  • Makes
    about 2-1/2 dozen


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup cornstarch
  • Colored sugar, optional


  • In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Combine flour and cornstarch; add to creamed mixture and mix well.
  • Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls 3 in. apart onto ungreased baking sheets (cookies will spread). Sprinkle with colored sugar if desired.
  • Bake at 325° for 12-15 minutes or until edges are lightly browned and tops are set. Cool for 2 minutes before carefully removing to wire racks.
Nutrition Facts
2 each: 169 calories, 12g fat (8g saturated fat), 33mg cholesterol, 124mg sodium, 14g carbohydrate (3g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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