Christmas Butter Cookies

1 cup Softened butter
2 tablespoons Vanilla Extract
3 cups flour
2/3 cups Sugar
2 Eggs
1/2 teaspoons Salt

Cream the softened butter with the sugar until fluffy and light. Stir in vanilla extract. Add in eggs, one at a time, beating mixture after each egg addition. Add the flour and salt, mixing well. Wrap in plastic wrap and let chill in refrigerator 3 hours or overnight. On a sparsely floured pastry cloth, using a floured rolling pin, roll dough to 1/8 inch thick. Cut with cookie cutter into Christmas shapes. Place each about 1 inch apart on baking sheet. Bake for 10 mintues at 350 degrees F. Allow to cool complete before decorating. Recipe makes about 4-5 dozen cookies.

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