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Butter Cookies

These cookies are my kids’ favorites! At home, we gobble them up in no time! It is a great idea to always have an air-tight container filled with these irresistible cookies. You can use different cookie cutter shapes: round, starts, hearts!

This dough is very easy to make and never fails. It is also the perfect recipe to make together with our kids, who will also love decorating them!

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Butter Cookies


  • 100 grs unsalted butter
  • 100 grs white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tbsp milk
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • 285 grs all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1 pinch of salt


  • Preheat oven to at 190°C/370°F. Grease and flour a baking sheet.
  • Cream together butter and sugar. Add the egg, milk and vanilla.
  • Sift together the flour, baking powder and salt and slowly add to the mix. Knead until the dough comes together.
  • Roll out onto a floured surface and cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Bake for 10-12 minutes. Let cool and transfer to a cooling rack.


  • To make chocolate cookies, just replace 2 tbsp flour for unsweetened cocoa powder.
  • You can add nuts, almonds, peanuts, etc.
  • Store in air-tight containers.
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