Butter Cookie Dough

This recipe is part of the recipe for The Great Pumpkin Cookie


Makes about 2 dozen cookies


3/4 cup butter, softened
1/4 cup granulated sugar
1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
1 egg yolk
1-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
3/4 teaspoon baking powder
1/8 teaspoon salt


  1. Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg yolk in medium bowl. Add flour, baking powder and salt; mix well. Cover; refrigerate until firm, about 4 hours or overnight.
  2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
  3. Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.

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