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Butter cookies recipes

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A buttery simple Italian Cookie. These Italian Butter Cookies are perfect anytime. Serve them as a holiday cookie or with tea or coffee in the afternoon.

A red tin filled with Danish butter cookies.

392 · 45 minutes · These Danish Butter Cookies taste just like the ones in the iconic Royal Dansk blue tin; this simple recipe makes the best piped butter cookies!

7 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg
Baking & Spices
  • 2 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1 Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 1/2 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 1 cup Butter, unsalted
Soft Butter Cookies are delicate, tender and are melt in your mouth buttery! Also sometimes called Danish Butter Cookies, these cookies have a classic swirl design that is impressive and so easy to make at home! The best, basic butter cookie recipe. #buttercookies #danishbuttercookies #basicbuttercookies #cookierecipes #softcookies

13 · 28 minutes · These Soft Butter Cookies are delicate, tender and are melt in your mouth buttery! These cookies have a classic swirl design that is impressive and so easy to make at home! This is the best, soft butter cookie recipe.

7 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Egg yolks
Baking & Spices
  • 2 cups All purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup Granulated sugar
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract
Dairy
  • 1 cup Butter, unsalted
Other
  • 2 Tbsp milk (whole or 2%) (more if needed, but the amount of milk will vary by batch due to the moisture level in the other ingredients)
Light, crisp, and delicate, my recipe for these classic Danish Butter cookies are absolute melt in your mouth deliciousness. Made using just 4 basic ingredients, this is a super easy bake. #HealthyFoodForChildren

Light, crisp, and delicate, my recipe for these classic Danish Butter cookies are absolute melt in your mouth deliciousness. Made using just 4 basic ingredients, this is a super easy bake. #HealthyFoodForChildren

These 3 ingredient Butter Cookies is absolute melt in your mouth deliciousness. It is super easy to make and has an irresistibly rich buttery flavour and a light crisp texture. @thegardeningfoodie

These 3 ingredient Butter Cookies is absolute melt in your mouth deliciousness. It is super easy to make and has an irresistibly rich buttery flavour and a light crisp texture. @thegardeningfoodie

Buttery cookies made with brown sugar. Unbelievably simple, soft and chewy. These tender Brown Sugar Butter Cookies are an easy dessert to make! via @tastesoflizzyt

297 · 25 minutes · Buttery cookies made with brown sugar. Unbelievably simple, soft and chewy. These tender Brown Sugar Butter Cookies are an easy dessert to make! via @tastesoflizzyt

8 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 1 Egg, large
Baking & Spices
  • 2 1/4 cups All-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp Baking powder
  • 3/4 cup Brown sugar, light
  • 1/2 cup Granulated sugar, white
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1 tsp Vanilla extract, pure
Dairy
  • 1 cup Butter, unsalted
These melt-in-your-mouth Danish butter cookies are synonymous with nostalgia and the holiday season. These simple and delicious butter cookies are perfect for gifting this year!

59 · 30 minutes · These melt-in-your-mouth Danish butter cookies are synonymous with nostalgia and the holiday season. These simple and delicious butter cookies are perfect for gifting this year!

9 ingredients

Refrigerated
  • 2 Egg yolks
Baking & Spices
  • 2 tsp 10 g vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup 100 g granulated sugar
  • 2 cups 200 g all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup 60 g cake flour
  • 1/4 tsp Salt
  • 1 Sugar, coarse
Dairy
  • 1 tbsp 15 g whole milk
  • 1 cup 227 g european salted butter
Butter Cookies that are simple to make! Crisp buttery cookies with melt-in-your-mouth centers, these are a great Christmas cookie! #buttercookies #christmascookies #sugarspunrun

Butter Cookies that are simple to make! Crisp buttery cookies with melt-in-your-mouth centers, these are a great Christmas cookie! #buttercookies #christmascookies #sugarspunrun