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Refreshing Buttermilk Cookies

Refreshing Iced Buttermilk Cookies

5 from 1 vote
Course Dessert
Cuisine American, Amish

Ingredients
  

  • ½ cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ cup buttermilk

Frosting

  • 3 tablespoons butter, softened
  • 3 ½ cups confectioners' sugar
  • ¼ cup milk or buttermilk
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract

Instructions
 

Cookies

  • In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  • Beat in egg and vanilla.
  • Combine flour, baking soda and salt; add to the creamed mixture alternately with buttermilk and mix well
  • . Drop by rounded tablespoonfuls two inches. apart onto greased baking sheets.
  • Bake at 375 degrees F for 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned.Remove to wire racks to cool

Frosting

  • For the frosting, combine butter, confectioners' sugar, milk or buttermilk and vanilla in a mixing bowl; beat until smooth.
  • Frost the cool cookies
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