Confectioner's Sugar Cookies
1-1/2 cups butter, softened
1-1/3 cups powdered sugar
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tsp. vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour
1. In large mixing bowl beat butter with electric mixer on medium to high speed 30 seconds. Add powdered sugar and salt; beat until combined, scraping sides of
bowl. Beat in vanilla. Add flour; beat until dough comes together. Wrap and chill
dough 1 hour or until easy to handle.
2. Preheat oven to 350F. Take dough out and pinch off enough dough to make 1" balls, place 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets, flatten center slightly with your thumb. Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on cookie sheets 1 minute. Transfer to wire rack; cool completely.
3. Make powdered sugar icing, and dollop a half-teaspoon to one teaspoon of icing onto each cookie
4. Store in airtight container at room temperature up to 3 days; freeze up to 3 months.
Powdered Sugar Icing: Mix together 3 cups powdered sugar, 1 teaspoon vanilla, 1/2 stick soft butter and 1 to 3 tablespoons milk one tablespoon at a time. Add food color of your choice to icing.
I hope you enjoy these cookies! They melt in your mouth! Yum!