Makes 3-4 dozen
This recipe is adapted from my sister-in-laws lovely cookie business.
I have changed ingredients to suit the UK market.
227 g quality, unsalted butter, softened
200 g caster sugar
1 medium egg
½ tsp vanilla paste
420 g plain flour
1 tsp baking powder
2 tbsp single cream
113 g quality butter, softened
450 g icing sugar
1/8 tsp sea salt
3-6 tbsp milk
Variety of decorations
Cream together butter and sugar until creamy and light then add egg and paste.
Add flour and baking powder then add single cream to moisten and come together.
If it seems dry add 1 tbsp more of cream.
Chill for 2 hours
Cream together butter and sugar, add salt and milk.
Preheat oven to 180C or 160C fan-assisted.
Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
Roll out dough to a little over ½ cm thick.
Place on trays and bake 8-12 minutes or until golden on bottom.
Cool on racks.
Decorate with frosting and sprinkles