Iced Butter Cookies

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Iced Butter Cookies

Perfect for Christmas and Thanksgiving

Ingredients:

Cookies:

4 sticks (1 pound butter)
1 cup sugar
1 egg
4 cups flour

Icing:

1 stick butter
1 box powdered (confectionary) sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
milk (as needed)

Directions:

1. Mix butter and sugar
2. Add egg
3. Mix in flour
4. Use cookie cutter to make into smallish cookies (about 1.5 inches in diameter).

Cook each batch at 375 degrees for about 10 minutes (lightly brown)

5. Let cookies cool slightly before icing

Icing:>p> Cream butter

add sugar and mix

Add milk as needed for spreadable consistency

Add vanilla

Ice the cookies