Now I have to make a little confession–I have never made cookies before–so I make no pretense to be a patissier (I didn’t even know that baking requires baking powder!). Hence, I make no apologies when my creation did not turn out to be perfect 10 (the cookies became a tad too hard the morning after). The butter cookies were still pleasing and irresistable and I savored each biteful slowly, each crumb and crust.
As a novice, I did not have my own recipe, but the internet is a massive resource. I found the recipe on About.com and here are the ingredients and method: