Danish Butter Cookies

Annelise Friedman

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@Annelise_Friedman

Really easy an delicious traditional holiday recipe. If you can find them, alternate between red and green cherries for Christmas time!


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Serves:

24

Prep:

10 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

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Notes from the Test Kitchen:
Rich, buttery and chewy, these cookies are similar to a sugar cookie but without all the fuss. They remind me of a Christmas cookie but will be good any time of year. The cherries add a special touch, but the cookie is delicious without them too. This dough is very thick, so don't give up mixing it. I ended up finishing it by hand and it came out perfect. These are very yummy!

Ingredients

2 stick
butter, softened
1 1/2 c
sugar
4
egg yolks
1 tsp
salt
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla
3 Tbsp
milk
4 1/2 c
flour

OPTIONAL:

maraschino cherries

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350. Cream butter and sugar.
2
Add egg yolks, salt, and vanilla. Mix well.
3
Add milk. Mix well.
4
Add half the flour and mix.
5
Add the other half of flour.
6
Mix well.
7
Roll dough into one inch balls.
8
Roll each ball in additional granulated sugar.
9
Place them on the baking sheet.
10
Once on the baking sheet flatten the dough.
11
Place a cherry in the middle.
12
Bake for 8-12 minutes or until golden brown.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy