- Preheat oven to 325°.
- Use an electric mixer to cream the sugar and butter, whipping the two until the butter is almost white and the mixture is light and fluffy, almost like a slightly gritty frosting, then stir in flour.
- Form the cookies into 1″ balls, placing them about 2 inches apart on a baking sheet, they will spread while baking.. If using sprinkles, flatten cookies into a disc shape and top with sprinkles.
- Bake for 15 to 17 minutes, or until the edges of the cookies are lightly golden.