This is the most basic cookie recipe there is. Real butter and brown sugar give it an irresistible flavor.
Yield: 4 dozen
2 cups butter
1 cup packed brown sugar
4 ½ cups all-purpose flour
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
Cream butter and brown sugar. Add 3 to 3 3/4 cups flour. Mix well.
Sprinkle board with the remaining flour. Knead for 5 minutes, adding enough flour to make a soft dough. Roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into 3×1 inch strips. Prick with fork and place on ungreased baking sheets.
Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 20 to 25 minutes.
256 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 26.9g; fat 15.6g; cholesterol 40.7mg; sodium 112mg.