Butter cookies

Butter cookies

Based on 13 ratings

Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-30+
250 g flour
100 g butter
75 g powdered sugar
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp lemon zest
egg
flour for dusting
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • baking sheet
  • mixing bowl
  • oven
  • cookie cutter
  • cooling rack
  • plastic wrap
  • fine grater
  • parchment paper
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • rolling pin

Nutrition per serving

Cal
63
Protein
1g
Fat
3g
Carb
9g

Step 1/3

Add flour and butter to a bowl and mix until large crumbs form. Add sugar, salt, and lemon zest and stir to combine. Add egg and continue to mix until a smooth dough forms. Wrap dough in plastic foil and refrigerate for approx. 60 min.
  • 250 flour
  • 100 butter
  • 75 powdered sugar
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • ½ tsp lemon zest
  • 1 egg
  • mixing bowl
  • plastic wrap
  • fine grater
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

Add flour and butter to a bowl and mix until large crumbs form. Add sugar, salt, and lemon zest and stir to combine. Add egg and continue to mix until a smooth dough forms. Wrap dough in plastic foil and refrigerate for approx. 60 min.

Step 2/3

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Flour working surface and roll out dough until approx. 2-mm/0.1-in. thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut out cookies, then brush them with milk.
  • flour for dusting
  • milk for brushing
  • pastry brush
  • oven
  • cookie cutter
  • rolling pin

Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Flour working surface and roll out dough until approx. 2-mm/0.1-in. thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut out cookies, then brush them with milk.

Step 3/3

Transfer cookies to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 10 min. Let cool down on a cooling rack before serving. Enjoy!
  • baking sheet
  • cooling rack
  • parchment paper

Transfer cookies to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 10 min. Let cool down on a cooling rack before serving. Enjoy!