Another way to make these is to add strawberry extract instead of the vanilla. This makes them taste like Strawberry shortcake. Keep the icing the same. It's too delicious to change!
Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add egg and vanilla and mix until blended. In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, baking powder, and baking soda. Add the flour mixture to the butter mixture and slowly incorporate. Add the buttermilk and mix until just combined.
Drop by rounded teaspoons onto a baking sheet sprayed with cooking spray. Bake at 350 for 10 to 12 minutes or until edges are slightly browned. Cool 5 minutes then move to wire rack to cool completely.
“A quarrel is like buttermilk, once it's out of the churn; the more you shake it, the more sour it grows"