Butter Cookie Cut Outs


·         2 stick butter, softened

·         1 c. sugar

·         2 eggs

·         1 t. vanilla

·         1 T. water

·         1 t. baking powder

·         3 c. sifted flour

·         ½ t. salt

Cream the butter and sugar. Add the eggs. Beat in the vanilla and water.

Sift the baking powder, flour and salt.

Beat in 1 cup of the flour, beating well.

Stir in the remaining flour.

Cover and chill overnight.

Roll out small portions at a time. Don’t roll too thin.

Cut with cutters and place on an ungreased baking sheet.

Bake in a 350 f. oven for 10 minutes or until edges are browned.