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."


servings 314 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • 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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  1. 35 Ratings


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 ...

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 li...

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. ...

I think basically the recipe is a good one, except in the recipe it says 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour, but I used much more than that to get the recipe ready to roll. After I did that it was fi...

It did require much more flour but the cookies were super easy to make and disappeared within hours! Absolutely delicious.

Yes you prob will need to add more flour. One of the best things I love about this is I made this to go with a train cookie cutter set for my mom and kids for Christmas. The recipe worked great ...

Finally a sugar cookie recipe that doesn't defeat me. I needed to add more flour than recipe called for but they turned out great! Very yummy!

This recipe was wonderful! My five year old daughter had a blast making these. I did add a little more flour and refrigerate for a couple of hours but she got to cut them out and decorate them. ...

These are kid friendly, my 4 year old grand daughter helped me! Thank-you