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Old Town Vanilla Buttercream Cookies

I wrote this recipe especially for the Spice House's Oldtown Spiced Sugar! They've been compared to snicker doodles--but better.



3 dozen


In a large bowl, beat powdered sugar, butter, egg, and vanilla.

Sift together flour, baking soda, cream of tartar and salt. Add to butter mixture and stir until blended.

Refrigerate dough 1 hour or until firm.

Shape dough into one-inch balls and place 2 inches apart on cookie sheets. Flatten with cookie press. Sprinkle generously with Old Town Spiced Sugar.

Bake at 350 F for 5-8 minutes, until set, being careful not to overbake.


If you don't have a cookie press, any greased, flat surface will work.


This recipe was provided by Shawn S from Chicago