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butter cookies recipe

Butter Cookies

Course Dessert
Keyword best butter cookies, homemade butter cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12


  • 2 cups white flour
  • 1 egg
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 cup sugar powdered
  • 1 tsp baking powder
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract


  • In a large mixing bowl add all the dry ingredients and mix well.
  • Melt the butter in the microwave.
  • In another mixing bowl add the butter and eggs and mix those well.
  • Now add the wet ingredients and a few drops of vanilla extract to the dry ingredients and combine well to form a cookie dough.
  • Roll the dough into balls and flatten to make cookie shapes. Place on a baking tray and bake at 180C for 20 minutes until golden brown.


Preheat the oven for 15 minutes before adding the first pan of cookies.