Preheat oven to 350°F. Cream butter and sugar thoroughly. Gradually blend flour into creamed mixture.
Roll dough ¼" to 1/3" thick on lightly floured cloth covered board. Cut into small shapes. (Makes about 4 dozen cookies 1½ inches in diameter and 3/8 inches high)
Place ½-inch apart on ungreased baking sheet. Bake 15-18 minutes or until set.