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    Chewy Sugar Cookies
    2-3/4 cups all-purpose flour
    1 teaspoon baking soda
    1/2 teaspoon baking powder
    1 cup softened butter
    1-1/2cups white sugar
    1 egg
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    3 to 4 tablespoons buttermilk
    Sprinkles or colored sugar, for decorating
     1. In a small bowl, stir together flour, baking soda, and baking powder.
     2. In a large bowl, cream together butter and sugar until smooth. 
     3. Beat in the egg and vanilla. 
     4. Gradually blend in dry ingredients. 
     5. Add enough of the buttermilk to moisten the dough and make it soft, not wet.
     6. Roll rounded teaspoons of dough into balls and place on a ungreased 
        cookie sheet. 
     7. With a brush or fingers, moisten the top of each cookie with the remaining 
        buttermilk and slightly flatten the top of each cookie. 
     8. Sprinkle with raw sugar or colored sprinkles.
     9. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes or until slightly golden. 
    10. Let stand for 2 minutes before removing to cool on a rack.