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Butter Cookies

Butter Cookies
  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Ingredients 4
  • Servings 20
These are the first cookies I learned to prepare when I was little. One of my aunts would prepare them whenever I would visit and it became a tradition. My recipe is very simple and that makes them a great way to get the kids involved. With just 4 ingredients, you can prepare these delicious butter cookies!

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 3/4 cup flour

Directions

  • 1
    Use a fork to soften the butter and add the sugar. Keep mixing with the help of a wooden spoon and add the vanilla and flour little by little. Mix all the ingredients in.
  • 2
    Place the dough on a clean, floured surface and continue kneading for 3 minutes.
  • 3
    Stretch the dough out and create a roll. Cut the roll into 2 pieces. Place each piece of dough in plastic bags and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  • 4
    Cut the dough in to 1 cm pieces. Line a baking dish with wax paper. Place the cookies 1 cm apart on the sheet and bake at 350° F for 15 minutes or until they’ve browned.
  • 5
    Serve and enjoy!

Expert Tips

  • For a nice touch, sprinkle powdered sugar on top.

Nutrition Information

No nutrition information available for this recipe

More About This Recipe

  • These are the first cookies I learned to prepare when I was little. One of my aunts would prepare them whenever I would visit and it became a tradition. My recipe is very simple and that makes them a great way to get the kids involved. With just 4 ingredients, you can prepare these delicious butter cookies!
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