Melt Away Butter Cookies
1 cup butter, room temperature
1/4 teaspoon salt
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract
2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
2 cups all-purpose flour, sift before measuring
colored or granulated sugar, if desired
Cream butter until light and fluffy; beat in salt, almond extract and vanilla extract.
Gradually blend in confectioners' sugar then
Chill for about 1 hour, or until dough is easier to handle.
Preheat oven to 400°.
Shape dough into rolls about 3/4-inch in diameter, then cut in 3/4-inch lengths.
Place, ends up, on ungreased baking sheets; press lightly with the bottom of a glass covered with a damp cloth.
If desired, sprinkle cookies with colored sugar or granulated sugar.
Bake at 400° F. for about 10 minutes.
Makes about 4 to 5 dozen cookies
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I just had to tell you, my guests knocked on the door and asked me to make them more of the melt away cookies, when they leave I will give them a bag with your recipe. thanks again,Joan