Powdered sugar cookies

1 C butter or margarine
1 C powdered sugar
1 egg
1 t vanilla
1/4 t salt
1/2 t baking soda
2 C flour
Optional ingredients: Chopped nuts, orange or lemon zest. If you have Ouzo on hand, try the Ouzo Cookie variation.

Cream together the butter, powdered sugar, egg, and vanilla. In another bowl, mix the flour, baking soda, and salt. Add the butter mixture to the flour mixture. Roll into balls, about an inch in diameter, and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 350 F for 10 to 12 minutes.


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