Butter Cookies / how to make eggless butter cookies
Written by Jayashree
Published on March 25, 2019

Butter Cookies are classic, tasty and melt in the mouth. They are ideal to binge as snacks after school or during mid- day hunger pangs.

Baking is therapeutic, the aroma  fill my home and rejuvenates my senses, but alas ! I am a novice baker. Somehow, I never make many attempts, I would rather make dosa  or kebab.

Butter cookies are one of the simplest cookies that we can bake, they are tasty and melt in the mouth. I have been making these since many years and these are evergreen, simple yet never out of fashion.

A few other cookies that I have tried are Ghee Cookies, Mocha Cookies,

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Ingredients:

  • 225 grams butter
  • 75 grams castor sugar
  • 250 grams all purpose flour
  • pinch of salt

Method:

  1. Sieve the flour along with salt. Keep it aside.
  2. Beat the butter for one minute. It should be soft and at room temperature.
  3. Add sugar to the butter, beat it again.
  4. Now, add the flour and mix it to a crumbly mixture. Slowly, knead it to a dough.
  5. Take a ball of the dough and flatten it lightly between palms.
  6. Repeat for the rest of the dough.
  7. Preheat the oven, bake at 180 degree celsius for 10 minutes.
  8. Once they are done allow to cool, store in air tight containers.

Take a tip:

  • Butter should be at room temperature.
  • It is ideal to sieve the castor sugar.
  • You can make a mark on the cookie with the back of fork, I forgot to do.

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Butter Cookies

Butter cookies are classic, soft and melt in the mouth, ideal as an evening snack.

Course dry snack
Cuisine international
Keyword baking, butter cookies, cookies, eggless cookies
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Author Jayashree

Ingredients

  • 225 grams butter
  • 75 grams castor sugar
  • 250 grams all purpose flour
  • salt

Instructions

  1. Ingredients:225 grams butter75 grams castor sugar250 grams all purpose flourpinch of saltMethod:Sieve the flour along with salt. Keep it aside.Beat the butter for one minute. It should be soft and at room temperature.Add sugar to the butter, beat it again.Now, add the flour and mix it to a crumbly mixture. Slowly, knead it to a dough.Take a ball of the dough and flatten it lightly between palms.Repeat for the rest of the dough.Preheat the oven, bake at 180 degree celsius for 10 minutes.Once they are done allow to cool, store in air tight containers.Take a tip:Butter should be at room temperature.It is ideal to sieve the castor sugar.You can make a mark on the cookie with the back of fork, I forgot to do.
  2. Sieve the flour along with the salt. Keep it aside.

  3. Beat the butter for one minute. 

  4. Add sugar to the butter, beat it.

  5. Now, add the flour and mix it to a crumbly mixture. Slowly, knead to a dough.

  6. Take a ball of the dough and flatten it between the palm.

  7. Repeat for the rest of the dough.

  8. Pre-heat the oven, bake at 180 degree celsius for 10 minutes.

  9. Once they are done, allow to cool. Store in air tight container.

Recipe Notes

  • Butter should be soft and at room temperature.
  • It is ideal to sieve the castor sugar too.
  • You can make marking on the cookie with the back of a fork.

I am sending this to the #BM 98 for the theme Kids Event – Snacks/Bites co-hosted by Rafeeda. This is the second of three posts, the first one was Vegetables and Vermicelli Cutlets

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9 Comments

  1. Rafeeda - The Big Sweet Tooth

    Yes, just butter makes it so melt in mouth for sure! It would be tough to resist these beauties…

    Reply
  2. gayathriraani

    I love this type of butter based cookies. They just melt in the mouth. You are tempting me to try.

    Reply
  3. Rajani

    It’s been a while since I made cookies and butter cookies are really the best! It melts in your mouth and tastes absolutely delicious!

    Reply
  4. Vaishali Sabnani

    Love butter cookies , they have such a wonderful flavour. I prefer these to the oil based ones , yours look real good .

    Reply
  5. harini

    My older one loves these cookies and it has been a while since I baked these. Spring break might be a good idea to bake these, right?

    Reply
  6. Sushma

    I love butter cookies, they just melt in mouth. Good one

    Reply
  7. srividhya

    I haven’t made these butter cookies in ages. These surely are melt in mouth ones. I agree baking is therapeutics.

    Reply
  8. namscorner18

    Butter cookies are always simple and most favorite ones. They just melt in mouth

    Reply
  9. FoodTrails

    Easy and so fuss free to make.. I Love these delcious bites. The texture looks great!!

    Reply

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