1/2 c Butter
3/4 c Sugar
1 tb Whipping cream
1 ts Pure extract (vanilla or
-lemon; or combo)
1 1/4 c Unbleached allpurpose flour
1/4 ts Baking powder
1/4 ts Salt
Coarse sugar for decorating
-(colored or plain)
Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Cream butter and sugar. Add egg. Blend in
cream and extract. Combine dry ingredients, and add until well blended.
Shape into a flattened ball. Wrap in parchment and chill at least 1/2 hour.
Roll out onto lightly floured board until approximately 1/4 inch thick. Cut
into desired shapes. Sprinkle with sugar, and place on parchment covered
baking sheet about 2 inches apart. Bake until golden brown. Yield: 4 dozen