Basic Butter Cookies Recipe


Difficulty LevelMediumHealth IndexHealthy
MethodMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 All purpose flour1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cornstarch1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Powdered sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Butter3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs) (1 1/2 Sticks At Room Temperature)
 Coarsely chopped walnuts/Sliced walnuts1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2582 Calories from Fat 1552

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 176 g271.1%

Saturated Fat 89 g445%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 362.9 mg

Sodium 27.8 mg1.2%

Total Carbohydrates 235 g78.3%

Dietary Fiber 8.3 g33.1%

Sugars 63 g

Protein 23 g46%

Vitamin A 84.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 10.3% Iron 42.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Preheat oven to 300°F .
Sift first 3 ingredients into large bowl.
Add butter and mix well.
Stir in walnuts.
Drop by teaspoons onto baking sheet.
Bake until cookies are lightly golden, about 20 to 25 minutes.