1 cup butter or margarine
1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 1/4 cups flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 400F. Mix butter, sugar and vanilla thoroughly. Measure flour and salt into a bowl, blend into butter mixture. Drop onto cookie sheet. Bake for 8 minutes. While warm, dip in confectioners sugar.
There are also variations for peppermint, almond, nut, spice and orange meltaways. Use your imagination and experiment!
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