1 cup butter
1/3 cup sugar (white or brown)
2 cups flour
Cream butter, add sugar gradually and cream together thoroughly.
Add flour slowly; when a stiff dough is formed turn out on a floured board; gradually knead in rest of flour until the dough begins to crack.
Roll out 1/4 inch thick, cut into shapes.
Place on a baking sheet; bake in 325º oven until lightly browned.
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This is something my family insists on as part of the Christmas baking. They never get made during the rest of the year.