Butter Cookies Recipe

Crispy Butter Cookies
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv


Difficulty LevelVery EasyHealth IndexHealthy
Main Ingredient


 Butter/Margarine3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
 Granulated sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Light brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), packed
 Egg yolk1
 All purpose flour1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
 Baking powder3⁄4 Teaspoon
 Salt1⁄8 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2437 Calories from Fat 1257

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 143 g220%

Saturated Fat 88.5 g442.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 547.9 mg

Sodium 568.4 mg23.7%

Total Carbohydrates 268 g89.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.7%

Sugars 100.7 g

Protein 26 g52.8%

Vitamin A 88.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 36.9% Iron 61.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg yolk in medium bowl. Add flour, baking powder and salt; mix well. Cover; refrigerate until firm, 4 hours or overnight.
2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
3. Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
5. Decorate with frosting and colored sprinkles as desired.