VERIFIED BY Taste of Home Test Kitchen
- 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- Pearl dust
- Preheat oven to 350°. In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar. Gradually beat in flour (dough will be crumbly). Shape into a ball.
- On a lightly floured surface, press dough to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut with a floured 1-in. diamond-shaped cookie cutter. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with pearl dust. Bake 12-15 minutes or until firm. Cool on pans 2 minutes. Remove to wire racks to cool. Yield: about 3-1/2 dozen.
Originally published as Pixie Dust Cookies in Cookies & Candies Bookazine 2016