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Butter Cookies

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Ingredients
  Butter/Margarine 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
  Granulated sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Light brown sugar 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs), packed
  Egg yolk 1
  All purpose flour 1 3⁄4 Cup (28 tbs)
  Baking powder 3⁄4 Teaspoon
  Salt 1⁄8 Teaspoon
Directions

1. Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg yolk in medium bowl. Add flour, baking powder and salt; mix well. Cover; refrigerate until firm, 4 hours or overnight.
2. Preheat oven to 350°F.
3. Roll dough on floured surface to 1/4-inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. Place on ungreased cookie sheets.
4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Remove to wire racks; cool completely.
5. Decorate with frosting and colored sprinkles as desired.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Very Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Healthy
Ingredient: 
Butter

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2437 Calories from Fat 1257

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 143 g220%

Saturated Fat 88.5 g442.3%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 547.9 mg182.6%

Sodium 568.4 mg23.7%

Total Carbohydrates 268 g89.5%

Dietary Fiber 5.9 g23.7%

Sugars 100.7 g

Protein 26 g52.8%

Vitamin A 88.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 36.9% Iron 61.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Butter Cookies Recipe