2 cups butter
1 cup sugar
1/4 tsp salt
1 tsp vanilla
3 to 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
Cream butter, sugar and salt in large bowl until well blended. Beat in vanilla.
Mix flour into creamed mixture at low speed until well blended.
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
Roll out dough, half at a time, on floured surface to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Place 2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheet. Sprinkle with coloured sugars and decors or leave plain to frost when cool.
Bake 10 to 15 minutes or until set.
Allow cookies to cool completely before decorating with icing.
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