FOR "SWIG COOKIES" roll into 1 inch balls. With a glass cup spray with cooking spray dip in granulated sugar and gently press while slowly twisting. Lift slow.
FOR CUTOUTS: Roll out on floured surface, about 1/4-1/2 inch thick. It takes some more kneading and rolling to get the dough to a stiff but pliable state.
Cut into desired shapes and place on ungreased baking sheet. Bake in pre-heated oven at 350º F for 6-8 minutes for cut outs. 10-12 for swig style cookies
Beat butter on medium speed for and slow add in sugar, vanilla. Turn mixer back to medium speed and add milk one tablespoon at a time until you reach your desired consistency.
May be dropped by spoonfuls on cookie sheet and flattened with a glass which has been dipped in sugar. Bake 10-12 minutes for this method.