Roll Cookies recipe from Joy of Cooking. Made every Christmas by my mother.
Cream: 1 cup butter, 2/3 cup sugar
Beat in: 1egg, 1 teasp. Vanilla or Almond extract
Combine and add: 2 1/2 cups sifted all-purpose flour, 1/2 teasp. salt
Optional: 1 Tablespoon cinnamon
Chill dough, 3-4 hours before rolling. One hour works too.
Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
Roll and cut with cookie cutters.
Bake on a greased cookie sheet 8-10 minutes or until slightly colored.
Decorate With: Mary Sullivan’s Best Icing Ever