Savta Cookie Dough

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This dough is wonderful as a plain cookie, which is why it also works beautifully for Hamantashen and even rugelach.

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  • 36 medium cookies ServingsServings


  • 1 cup margarine
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 2 Eggs
  • 21/2 cups Flour
  • 21/2 tsp. baking powder
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla


1 Mix margarine, sugar and vanilla in food processor. Add eggs. In a separate bowl mix 2½ teaspoons baking powder with 2½ cups flour. Add the flour mixture to the wet mixture and mix until dough forms.
2 Roll out dough and use as you like.
3 Bake at 400 for 12 minutes.
4 Variation: You can substitue 1 teaspoon lemon juice for the vanilla and it will make it crispier.