Rich Butter Cookies


1 cup butter
1 tsp vanilla
½ cup sugar
3 egg yolks
2 ½ cups flour
¼ tsp baking powder
1/8 tsp salt
Gum drops
Egg yolks


Cream butter, add egg yolks, vanilla and sugar and mix until light and fluffy. Add sifted flour and baking powder and mix well. Chill dough. Shape into small balls and dip in ground nuts. Place ¼ gum drop into center of each cookie. Bake on greased cookie sheets at 375 degrees 10 to 12 minutes. Can also be rolled and make into sandwich cookies.

Recipe Yield

Makes about 7 dozen cookies 1x

Cookie Category:  Molded or Shaped

Difficulty: ★ ★ ★ ☆