Chicago Public School Cafeteria Butter Cookies

Chicago Public School Cafeteria Butter Cookies


YIELDS 24 cookies
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 2⁄3 cup granulated sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 4 teaspoons sugar (optional)

Preheat oven to 350 degrees.

  • Cream butter and sugar until fluffy.
  • Mix in vanilla extract.
  • Mix in flour gradually.
  • Using a small cookie scoop, roll dough into balls and slightly flatten on ungreased cookie sheets.
  • Flatten cookies with the bottom of a glass dipped in sugar if desired.
  • Bake until golden brown (approximately 12-15 minutes.

Makes about 2 dozen.


  1. I am about to bake some.
    I am a profit of Chicago Public Schools.
    I PRAY THAT I am not disappointed!
    I will let you know!

  2. I made these today. They were so good. Took me back to when I was in school.