Easy recipe for tasty butter cookies!

This is one of the simplest but definitely delicious butter cookie recipe that can be used along with our cookie cutters! This is just a base trusted recipe, please feel free to add the ingredients of your choice! Only remember to use stiff butter and just be sure to chill the dough thoroughly so it keeps its shape while baking.



1 cup butter

1 cup white sugar

1 egg

2 2/3 cups all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 teaspoons vanilla extract


Prep: 15 m

Cook: 10 m

Ready In: 1 h 40 m

  1. In a large bowl, cream together the butter and white sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the vanilla. Combine the flour and salt; stir into the sugar mixture. Cover dough, and chill for at least one hour. Chill cookie sheets.
  2. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Press dough out onto ungreased, chilled cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until lightly golden at the edges. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.

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