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Butter Cookies

Saranya Senthil
10 minutes
Prep Time
15 minutes
Cook Time
10 People
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ABOUT Butter Cookies RECIPE

This butter cookies can be made in under 20 minutes. The smell of freshly baked cookies is so heavenly. Every time I bake cookies at home, it gets finished the same day. These cookies have the right amount of crunch and tastes very delicious, no more buying cookies from the store because we can make them right at home.

Recipe Tags

  • Egg-free
  • Kids Recipes
  • Baking
  • Snacks
  • Egg Free

Ingredients Serving: 10

  1. 3/4 cup(150g) of Butter
  2. 1 tsp of Vanilla essence
  3. A pinch of salt
  4. 1/2 cup of powdered sugar
  5. 2 cups of Maida(All Purpose Flour)


  1. Preheat the oven to 200˚C.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar together with beater or whisk ,add vanilla essence . Add Maida and combine well and make a soft dough.
  3. Scrape onto a lightly floured board and knead a few times, just until the dough smooths out.
  4. Turn onto a sheet of plastic wrap and roll into a log, wrap up and refrigerate for several hours or freeze.
  5. Line your baking sheets with parchment. Slice the dough into slices about 1/8" thick and place them on the sheets about an inch apart (they won't be spreading very much, but they need air room around each cookie)
  6. Slightly press above the cookies using fork. Bake until JUST beginning to turn golden around the edges, about 16-18 minutes.
  7. Freshly homemade cookies are ready

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Shelly Sharma
Shelly Sharma   Aug-01-2018

I will make this for my kids.

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