Busia's Cutout Cookies

Busia's Cutout Cookies


"These cookies are great everyday cookies, not too sweet or buttery. They are usually in special shapes and decorated for different holidays."


{{adjustedServings}} servings 161 cals
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  • Calories:
  • 161 kcal
  • 8%
  • Fat:
  • 5.8 g
  • 9%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.4g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.8 g
  • 6%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 29 mg
  • 10%
  • Sodium:
  • 120 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Cream butter and sugar. Beat in eggs.
  2. Dissolve the baking soda in the milk, then add to mixture. Add the vanilla and mix well
  3. Place salt in with flour and slowly stir into mixture. The dough should not be too sticky and should pull away from the sides of the bowl easily. If the dough is sticky, add a little more flour.
  4. Form the dough into a roll about a foot long and 2-3 inches in diameter. Roll up in wax paper and put in the refrigerator for 1 hour.
  5. Remove from refrigerator and let dough come to room temperature. Roll out dough a chunk at a time (one dough log makes about 4 chunks).
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  7. Cut your cookies and decorate or bake plain for 8-10 minutes. Enjoy!
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  1. 48 Ratings


This was a difficult review to decide on. I would definitley give it a 5 for ease of working with the dough; it really had the best texture I've ever worked with for cutout cookies. As far as ...

These are the BEST cutout cookies ever. The submitter of the recipe says it best. The wonderful thing about them is that they stay soft in the middle, very similer to the 'Cookie Bouquet' cook...

I tried this recipe after an unsuccessful attempt at making cutout cookies. The cookie is not too sweet (which I like - if you prefer a really sweet cookie, this recipe is not for you), and the ...