The Only Butter Cookie Recipe You Need!

The Only Butter Cookie Recipe You Need!

Butter cookies make pretty holiday cookies that taste amazing! I use a cookie press to create pretty shapes. Show off and make holiday cookies that are almost too pretty to eat! This recipe makes 5 dozen glorious cookies with only 5 ingredients.


Butter Cookies

Be sure to use colored sugar sprinkles in red and green, perfect for the holidays!

I used the Wilton Pro Cookie Press and it produced perfectly shaped cookies each time!

Butter Cookie

If you need more than one type of cookie, consider making pecan cookies along with the butter cookies. Use the egg whites from the butter cookies in the pecan cookie recipe.

Butter Cookies
Servings: 5 dozen
Author: Jacquelyn
  • 6 egg yolks beaten
  • 1/2 lb butter
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups flour
  1. Cream butter in a stand mixer

  2. Add sugar to creamed butter

  3. Add egg yolks to butter and sugar

  4. Add flour

  5. When combined, fill cookie press and press out cookies.

  6. Sprinkle with colored sugar crystals

  7. Bake at 350 for 8-9 minutes

Recipe Notes

Do NOT use Parchment Paper when using a cookie press

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