Buttermilk Cookies

Buttermilk Cookies Recipe

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Jeanine Stennett


This recipe comes from family friend, Jane Holcomb.


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10 Min



  • 1 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 c
    white sugar
  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 2
  • 1 c
  • 4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 2 tsp
    baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp

  • 1/3 c
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1/4 c
  • 2 1/4 c
    powdered sugar

How to Make Buttermilk Cookies


  1. Cookie: Mix sugars and oleo in mixing bowl - beat until light and fluffy. Add eggs - 1 at a time and mix well. Add dry ingredients and vanilla and mix well. Chill cookie dough in refrigerator an hour or until cool. Drop by teaspoonfuls and bake at 350 degrees for about 10 minutes until light brown on edges. Cool cookies and then frost with butter frosting.
  2. Melt butter and brown sugar - Bring to a boil and cook for 1 minute. Add milk and bring to another boil. Cool this mixture. Beat in the powdered sugar. Then frost cookies.

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About Buttermilk Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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