3/4 cup butter
1/2 cup granulated sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 3/4 cup all-purpose flour, sifted before measuring
4 dozen chocolate star candies or similar chocolate candies
Cream together butter, sugar, egg, vanilla, and salt. Stir in flour. Cover and
refrigerate dough for 1 hour. Shape cookie dough into 1-inch balls; place about
2 inches apart onto an ungreased baking sheet. Place a chocolate star on each
cookie, flattening the cookie. Bake at 400° for 8 to 10 minutes.
Makes about 2 dozen cookies.