Butter cookies

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This is the easiest and more delicious butter cookies recipe.  They´re perfect to eat with a cup of coffee or milk.

The secret for them to be really soft is using good quality butter (not margarine) and not kneading the dough that much.

Butter cookies
Prep Time
20 mins
Cook Time
20 mins
Total Time
40 mins
Servings: 30 cookies
  • 5.3 oz (150 gr) unsalted butter a good quality one
  • 3/4 C (90 gr) confectioners sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 C all purpouse flour
  • 1 tbsp milk powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  1. Preheat the oven at 350° F (180° C).

  2. In a bolw, sift together the flour, milk powder and salt.

  3. In another large bowl using a hand mixer, cream together butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. 

  4. Beat in the egg yolk, then stir in the vanilla extract.

  5. Incorporate flour, salt and milk powder and mix until a runny dough forms. 

  6. Place the dough in a pipping bag with a big star tip and form the cookies in a pan lined with parchement paper.

  7. Bake the cookies at 350° F for 20 min.

Author: Andrea Gámez

Interior designer, Photographer, Food blogger and lover, painting entusiast and a sucker for art. / MEXICO

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