Holiday Butter Cookies

Holiday Butter Cookies


"These are excellent butter cookies that will hold your holiday stamp well and not change size when baking. Its our family secret to you!"


servings 90 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 90 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5.3 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 9.4g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 19 mg
  • 6%
  • Sodium:
  • 38 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream the butter until light. Gradually add in the sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg and almond extract.
  2. Gradually stir in the flour. Cover and chill dough until firm.
  3. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degree C).
  4. Roll dough out on a floured surface to 1/4 or 1/8 inch thick and cut with cookie cutters or stamps.
  5. Bake at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C) for 8 to 12 minutes.
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  1. 25 Ratings


These are really good butter cookies and the icing really compliments them. But I think there is a typo in the description. These make really good cookies cut-outs. The shapes stay the same and ...

This the 2nd year that I have made these cookies. They are just great. I double the recipe and roll them into balls, flatten them and sprinkle them with colored sugar. They are the best tea/c...

Great cookies! Perfect butter cookies with just the right mild buttery flavor, especially if using frosting. But they're good alone as well, and not bland at all! This recipe is a keeper. I a...

This was my first time making butter cookies and wanted a fun Christmas Day activity to do with my boys. I doubled the recipe but followed the recipe exactly as is. To my dismay I didn't have ac...

Okay, we just finished making these and my husband said I owe him two sticks of butter. These were very bland. Not enough sugar or extract. I know you can add to this, looks like most people a...

I added some flaked coconut and vanilla essence, and a teeny bit more flour. The cookies came out excellent, and I ate 3 straight away.

Delicious! Great cut-out cookies that are fun for the kids to help make!

did not hold my stamp shape. followed exactly no luck

these cookies are so yummy! i only gave it a four because they dont have much flavor but theyr really chewy and a perfect snack