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Recipe courtesy Blue Band, Golden Ray and Cookeen
  • 1 cup (2 sticks) Blue Band Margarine
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 1/2 tsp. vanilla extract, divided
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 2 tablespoons heavy cream (or milk)


Prep time:15 minutes
Cooking time: 15 minutes
Makes 3 dozen cookies

Preheat oven to 350°F.
1. Mix Blue Band Margarine with granulated sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy. Mix in egg and 1 teaspoon vanilla. Mix in flour just until blended.
2. Roll dough into 1-inch balls with lightly floured hands and arrange on ungreased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart. Gently flatten each ball with bottom of lightly floured flat glass.
Bake 12 minutes or until cookie bottoms are lightly golden. Cool completely on wire rack.
3. Mix confectioners' sugar, heavy cream and remaining 1/2 teaspoon vanilla in small bowl until smooth; spread on cookies and decorate with coloured sugars, sprinkles or tinted icing.

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