Gunny’s Vanilla Sugar Cookies

by Gunny

(OK to halve this recipe)

3 sticks of butter
2 heaping cups of sugar

Mix together with rubber scraper and add to the creamed mixture:
2 heaping cups flour
2 tsp powdered baking ammonia (can buy at Maid of Scandinavia*)
2 heaping tsp vanilla sugar (can buy at Lund’s, Byerly’s, or Ingebretsen’s*)

Cover. Set out overnight.

Roll into balls.

Bake at 275° to 300° for 10 minutes. Let cool a bit on the cookie sheet.

*For bakers in the Twin Cities

"They melt in your mouth!" Gunny