Old Fashioned Sugar Cookies 2
Cream of Tartar
In a large bowl, cream butter with brown and granulated sugars until
fluffy. Beat in egg, then vanilla. In medium bowl, sift together
flour, baking soda and cream of tartar. Gradually add to butter
mixture until well mixed. Divide dough in half; form two flat disks.
Wrap eeach disk in plastic wrap; chill at least 3 hours. On lightly
floured surface, working with one disk at a time, roll to 1/4"
thickness or less. Using cookie cutters, cut out shapes. Transfer to
lightly greased baking sheets, placing 1 1/2" inches appart. Bake in
preheated 350F oven for about 8 minutes or until lightly browned
around edges. Cool on racks. Reroll scraps of dough to form more
cookies. When cool froist with Decorating Icing and decorate with
sprinkles, dragees and Smarties. MAKES ABOUT 40 3" COOKIES
Source: The Toronto Star