Basic Butter Cookie Recipe

Joanne Hendriksen


This basic recipe for is for butter cookies is versatile with a variety of chips added.(Chocolate Chips, Butterscotch Chips, etc.


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20 Min
25 Min


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  • 3 c
    unbleached white flour
  • 1 stick
    softened butter
  • 1 c
    warm water
  • 2 c
    white sugar
  • 1/3 c
    instant oats
  • 1

How to Make Basic Butter Cookie Recipe


  1. Put 1/3 Oatmeal in mixing bowl. Allow butter to reach room temperature, while set aside.
  2. Add sugar, flour, baking powder and mix.
  3. Fork butter into sugar. Add egg. Mix shaping into 2 inch balls.
  4. Press into baking sheet 2 inches apart. Bake At 350 degrees. For 20-25 minutes. Then remove from oven, cool 5 minutes and lift with spacula onto serving tray.

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About Basic Butter Cookie Recipe

Course/Dish: Other Breads
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Wheat Free, Soy Free

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