RECIPE METHOD Cream the butter and sugar together with a mixer or a wooden spoon until well blended. Add the vanilla and almond extracts. Sift the flour with the salt; gradually add the flour to the butter mixture until you have a firm but silky dough that does not stick to your hands. If
Beat butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add egg and vanilla. Gradually blend in 2 1/2 cups flour. Chill. Roll on lightly floured surface. Cut out in desired shape. Bake at 350 degrees for 8-12 minutes. Frost.
Scrumptious! Melt in your mouth! Decadent! It's fun to cut these out in shapes; I used X's and O's. I am the co-sposor of a cooking club in our school and all the members loved these cookies and the variations: the jelly cookies, the spice cookies and the mocha butterballs.