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       Title: Basic Butter Cookie Dough
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 2 servings
       1 lb Unsalted butter,softened
   1 1/3 c  Sugar
     3/4 ts Salt
       3 lg Egg yolks
       2 ts Vanilla
   4 2/3 c  All-purpose flour
       In large bowl of a standing electric mixer beat together
   butter,sugar,and salt until light and fluffy. Beat in yolks, 1 at a time,
   and vanilla and beat until smooth. Beat in flour gradually, beating dough
   until just combined well. Makes about 3 poundsdough, or enough for 2 of the
   following  recipes in  Gourmet, Dec. 95