Bachelor Buttons II

Bachelor Buttons II


"Yummy little tidbits, a cookie that is dark, lightly sweet, and not heavy tasting. Very yummy!!! I got this recipe from a dear friend back when we graduated from high school and it has become a family favorite. For variety, add chocolate chips or candied fruit."


32 m servings 89 cals
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Original recipe yields 36 servings



  • Calories:
  • 89 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 4.5 g
  • 7%
  • Carbs:
  • 11.3g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 5 mg
  • 2%
  • Sodium:
  • 87 mg
  • 3%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets. Sift together the flour, salt and baking soda, set aside.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the shortening and brown sugar until smooth. Beat in the egg and vanilla. Stir in the sifted ingredients until well blended. Roll dough in to 3/4 inch balls or tiny crescents. Place cookies 2 inches apart onto the prepared cookie sheet.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes before removing to a wire rack to cool completely.
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  1. 23 Ratings


These were easy to make and a quick study snack, but if I made them again I would definitely use less salt. I found them to be quite salty!

A good & easy crackle top cookie. Moist with a blondie-like texture when warm, a little like a shortbread cookie when cool. Rolling the cookies a little larger or else baking them a minute or ...

my kids can't get enough of these!! easy, quick, great for moms with small kids, there good to teach about measuring to youngsters as well!!

Pushed down the middle after baking and added some homemade jelly. My family really liked them.

I loved this recipe! My kids and I were home and it was just too hot to be outside so we decided to make cookies. I needed something simple, my cabinets were pretty bare and this was perfect. ...

I just didn't like these. My family and I ate them because they were sweet, but they didn't taste like cookies. They were more like cakes and they didn't cook all the way through.

My 5 1/2-year old daughter and I made these cookies and it was a perfect recipe to make with her. We used butter-flavored shortening. We baked them for 5 minutes on the top rack and about 5 to...

Extremely easy and quick! Great tea-time biscuits!

I typed in easy cookies for my 4 year old and I to make one evening after dinner and this is the one we chose to make. They turned out very good although I cut the salt to 1/2 a teaspoon and st...