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Easy Homemade Butter Cookies Recipe

Butter cookies is one of the most delicious and easy to make recipe. It is perfect for holidays and used as gifts to people you love. This recipes of butter cookie will show you the best cookie to make that will melt in your mouth. It can be prepared with very simple ingredients that is available in every home and will be ready in no time.

Butter Cookies Recipe

(this recipe will make 20 - 24 cookies)
1 1/2 stick unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 egg white
1 tsp vanilla extract
¼ tsp salt
1 1/2 cup flour
1 tsp cocoa powder (for the chocolate butter cookies)
1/4 cup milk chocolate chips and 1/4 cup white chocolate chips (for decoration)
Piping tip: 1M


In a large bowl, add the room temp (or softened) butter. Add sugar and Mix with hand mixer till well combined. Then add egg white and mix until creamy, pale and fluffy. Then add the vanilla and mix.
In another bowl add the dry ingredients (flour and salt), mixt together then add small amount to the creamy butter mix while mixing with the hand mixer. Continue till you finish the whole flour.
I divide the dough to 2 parts. Add cocoa powder to one part and mix together.
Transfer the dough into a piping bag. I am using 1M tip.
Shape on baking sheet as desired, (you can watch video for mine)
Preheat oven at 170°C/340°F.
Bake in preheated oven at 170°C/340°F for about 12-15 min. For 15min, the cookies might be softer for less time cooking, so it really depending on how crispy you desire your cookies to be.
Let it cool completely before decorating with chocolate.
Melt 1/4 cup of chocolate (milk chocolate chips and white chocolate chips) in 2 bowls. Dip part of your cookies in the melted chocolate and leave them on baking sheet till completely dry
Cookies are ready to serve.