8 ounces butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
9 ounces all purpose flour, sifted
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour. Pat into an ungreased 9 x13 baking pan. (Or a 9 x 9 inch) Bake 30-40 minutes, but only until edges are lightly browned. Prick at half-inch intervals. Cut into squares. Cool completely.
Options: Add 1/2 -1 teaspoon vanilla.
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