250g butter unsalted
400g all-purpose flour
1 tsp vanilla extract
1 tbsp baking powder
a pinch of salt
fruit jam (if you make sandwich cookies)
icing sugar for powdering
Preheat the oven to 180C.
Cream together butter and sugar.
Mix together the flour, salt and baking powder.
Add flour mixture to the butter mixture, add vanilla extract, and mix just until combined.
Roll on a lightly floured surface to about 1/4 inch thick and cut into circles. (with circle cookie cutter or any shapes desired)
Layer the bottom of 2 baking trays with parchment paper and place the vanilla cookies, bake for approx. 18-20 minutes.
Place cookies on a serving tray and use a sifter to sprinkle powdered sugar on cookies until coated.
For sandwich cookies:
Spread teaspoon filling fruit jam on flat side of 1 cookie. Top with another cookie, flat side down. Repeat to make more sandwich cookies. Garnish with a generous sprinkle of icing sugar.
Weekly photo challenge: Circle sweet easy and no eggs vanilla cookies