Introduction: Butter Cookies

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Butter cookies are crisp, crumbly cookies made with only a few ingredients.Butter is what gives these cookies their wonderful flavor.These cookies are delicious plain,but they can also be topped with chocolate ganache.
These butter biscuits are great and fun to make.They'll take about a half hour to make and this recipe will make about 30 small cookies.

Step 1: Ingredients

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  • 120 g all purpose flour
  • 35 g powdered sugar
  • 100 g unsalted butter (at room temperature)
  • 1 egg (medium)
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons granulated white sugar (for decoration)

Step 2: Prepare the Cookie Dough

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  1. In a large bowl,cream together the butter and white sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Beat in the egg.
  3. Then stir in the vanilla extract.
  4. Combine the flour,salt and baking powder.Now,mix the dry ingredients into the sugar mixture.

Step 3: Roll the Cookies Out

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  1. Roll 30 small balls out of the dough.
  2. place them on a baking tray.
  3. Flatten them firmly.
  4. use a fork to make pattern.
  5. apply egg wash.and sprinkle some granulated white sugar.

Step 4: Baking

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1. preheat the oven at 325 degrees F.
2. place the tray in preheated oven for 10-15 minutes or until lightly golden at the edges.


RishiG (author)2013-12-19

Thanks for sharing such a great recipe, definitely a possible baking contest winner, you have my vote!

faiza007 (author)RishiG2013-12-19

Thank you so much rishi..!! :)

SneakyZephyr7 (author)2014-09-07

I think I added a bit too much butter, they flattened quite a bit in the baking process.
Also added pecans!

faiza007 (author)SneakyZephyr72014-09-19

wow..! they look delicious :D

Bhawya made it! (author)2014-09-04

Thanks for sharing it...I made this for my kid.. She likes it lot :)

Bhawya (author)Bhawya2014-09-04

I published this cookies for Remix Contest.. Pls have a look

thehbird (author)2014-03-10

looks delicious

faiza007 (author)thehbird2014-03-11

thanks a lot..! :)

jayeshshinai (author)2014-02-17

ill make them this weekend!

faiza007 (author)jayeshshinai2014-02-18

do share some pics here..! :)

786Ayesha (author)2014-01-07

Congrats on your win!

faiza007 (author)786Ayesha2014-01-07

thanks ayesha...and same to you..! :)

786Ayesha (author)2014-01-04

Congrats! in to finals.

faiza007 (author)786Ayesha2014-01-04

Thank u so much ayesha..!! Congratulations to u too..! :)

faiza007 (author)2014-01-02

you are most welcome cc17 :)
you know therez one thing common between us *i m also a nancy drew fan..!!* :P :D

faiza007 (author)2014-01-01

Hahahaha...!! :D
My brother and I ate them all in one day..! :p

aces_216 (author)2013-12-05

It looks fantabulous....!

fiftikhar (author)2013-12-02

Here is what we got :D were delicious (Y)

faiza007 (author)fiftikhar2013-12-02

Ohh wowii!!they look so delicious... :)

Muhaiminah Faiz (author)2013-12-01

they look so delicious!

faiza007 (author)Muhaiminah Faiz2013-12-02

Thanx muhaiminah..!!;)

fiftikhar (author)2013-12-02

i am drooling. i wants

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itssaima (author)2013-12-01

yumm they look!!

faiza007 (author)itssaima2013-12-01

Thanxx saima..!!
Pizza party done..!! :*

jujubee31 (author)2013-11-30

Love these!! Thx!!

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faiza007 (author)Zibri2013-11-30

they are..!! :)

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