Butter Cookies

  • Preparation 25 MIN
    Cooking 12 MIN
    Chilling 1 H
  • Makes 4 dozen
  • Freezes



  1. In a bowl, combine flour and salt. Set aside.
  2. In another bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla with an electric mixer. Add egg and beat until smooth. At low speed or with a wooden spoon, add dry ingredients. Form two discs. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.
  3. With the rack in the middle position, preheat the oven to 180 °C (350 °F). Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.
  4. On a lightly floured work surface, roll out one disc of dough at a time to about ½-cm (¼-inch) thick. Cut out cookies with a 4-cm (1 ½-inch) round cookie cutter or a small shot glass. Spread over baking sheets.
  5. Bake, one sheet at a time, for about 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Let cool completely.
  6. Store in an airtight container at room temperature for up to 3 weeks or freeze.

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Nutrition Facts

For 2 cookies

Content % Daily Value
Calories 140  
Total Fat 9 g  
Saturated Fat 5 g  
Sodium (salt) 25 mg  
Carbohydrates 14 g  
Fibre 0 g  
Protein 2 g