These sugar cookies are the best thing since sliced bread. As a kid, I helped Mom make a big batch of these cookies every Christmas. I loved cutting them out with cookie cutters. They are not your typical cakey sugar cookie. These are very thin and crisp. Mmm...
1 cup butter, softened
1 cup sugar
1 tsp vanilla
3 cups all-purpose flour
1. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Add eggs and vanilla. Beat until well-blended. Stir in flour.
2. Cover and refrigerate at least one hour.
3. Preheat oven to 350.
4. Roll out dough on lightly floured board or pastry cloth to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with cookie cutters.
5. Bake on ungreased cookie sheet 10-12 min or until light golden brown. Cool and decorate as desired.
Yields about 6 dozen.