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Bachelor Buttons

Bachelor Buttons



3/4 cup shortening
1 cup brown sugar
1 egg
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups flour
1 teaspoon baking soda
1 teaspoon salt



Cream shortening and sugar.

Add egg and vanilla.
Add dry ingredients and mix well.

Shape into balls.  Roll in sugar.

Bake for 8 minutes at 350 degrees.

Note:  Instead of rolling in sugar before baking, bake the cookies plain and ice with a light brown glaze.

Recipe as follows:
Light Brown Glaze:1/4 cup butter
2 cups powdered sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1-2 tablespoons milk

Heat margarine over low to medium heat until delicate brown.

Stir in powdered sugar and vanilla.

Stir in milk until smooth and right consistency.




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