Italian Butter Cookies

Italian Butter Cookies Recipe

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Annamaria Settanni McDonald

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These are your traditional Italian Butter Cookies. They can be topped with maraschino cherry or chocolate ganache with a star tip. These are buttery and sandy like a shortbread cookie. These are always on your Italian Cookie Tray. Use a cookie press to shape these into different shapes such as a flower shape.

Rating:
★★★★☆ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
depending on shape and size but a lot
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
10 Min

Ingredients

1 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1/2 c
cornstarch
1/2 c
shortening
1/2 c
butter
3/4 c
confectioners' sugar (powdered sugar)
1/4 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
2
eggs

How to Make Italian Butter Cookies

Step-by-Step

  • 1Mix all items together until completely creamed and incorporated together.
  • 2Pipe through a star tip in a swirling motion or through a cookie press.
  • 3Bake at a preheated 350'F oven for about 10 minutes until lightly golden. Before baking top with sprinkles, maraschino cherries, mini chocolate chips or leave plain. They are also great dipped in melted dark or semi sweet chocolate or with pumped chocolate ganache on the top when cookies are cooled. Enjoy!

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About Italian Butter Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #butter, #cherry