Butter Cookies

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-from Oma Kaethe’s Cookbook-


  • 375 g      Unsalted Butter, softened
  • 190 g      Sugar
  •        5      Egg Yolks
  • 500 g      Flour

To Brush on:

  •        2      Egg Yolks


Use a mixer with a dough hook, cream the butter and sugar, then add egg yolks.
Add flour spoon by spoon and keep kneading.
Separate the dough into 4 balls and refrigerate.
Once firm, place dough between plastic wrap and roll out to a 3/8 inch thickness.Cut out cookies with different shaped cookie cutters.
Place on a parchment paper covered cookie sheet and brush with egg yolk.
Bake at 350ºF for about 10 – 13 minutes until golden brown.

Try our Nutty Macaroons recipe to use up left over Egg Whites.

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