Cut-Out Butter Cookies

Cut-Out Butter Cookies


"These are very yummy cut-out type cookies. You may end up not needing all of the 2 1/2 cups of flour."

Ingredients {{adjustedServings}} servings 314 cals

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  • Calories:
  • 314 kcal
  • 16%
  • Fat:
  • 16.8 g
  • 26%
  • Carbs:
  • 36.7g
  • 12%
  • Protein:
  • 4.4 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 87 mg
  • 29%
  • Sodium:
  • 232 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C). Lightly grease cookie sheets.
  2. Mix together all of the ingredients, using just enough flour to make the dough so you can handle it, then mix in the rest of the flour just until not sticky.
  3. Roll out dough to approximately 1/8 inch thickness. Cut out with cookie cutters and place on cookie sheets. Bake for 10 minutes.
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I have tried a few recipes for cut out cookies and by far this is the best one. The best part being that you do not have to chill the dough first before rolling it out. I also had to actually use more flour than the 2 1/2 cups, but that wasn't a problem. Thank you for the great recipe!


Great recipe. I ended up adding about 3 1/2c flour and to get it out of the mixing bowl and then had about 1/2c on the counter for rolling etc. I also added some lemon extract. Was a great little extra taste that you really couldn't taste in the dough, but the finished cookie was awesome. I frosted them with royal or butter cream icing and they always are a hit.


This recipe is quick and easy to make but I was not thrilled with the taste. These cookies were not buttery at all! I found them to taste way to eggy. Three eggs is too much for this recipe. Butter cookies should taste buttery not eggy!