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Easy Butter Cookies II Recipe
  • READY IN 30 mins

Easy Butter Cookies II

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"This is my spur of the moment cookie. Takes just a few minutes to make and the family loves them."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen Change Servings
  • PREP

    10 mins
  • COOK

    10 mins

    30 mins


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Grease cookie sheets.
  2. In a medium bowl, cream together the butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Stir in the vanilla and then the flour to form a soft dough. Roll the dough into walnut sized balls. Place the cookies 2 inches apart onto the cookie sheet. Flatten each cookie to 1/4 inch thick using the bottom of a glass dipped in confectioners' sugar.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, until the edges are just beginning to brown. Do not over cook. Remove from cookie sheets to cool on wire racks.
  4. Melt the coating chocolate over a double boiler or in the microwave, stirring frequently until smooth. Spread chocolate onto the bottom of each cookie. Place cookies chocolate side down onto waxed paper until set.
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Aug 29, 2002

Super! I love butter cookies and this one just melts in your mouth. The kids love this milk and cookies after school snack.

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 18, 2008

It was a very easy recipe to make and bake and had a nice texture but it didn't really have a buttery taste.


16 Ratings

Sep 15, 2002

Great! Very light and buttery. The chocolate on the bottom adds just enough sweetness.

Dec 29, 2008


Oct 13, 2009

Very quick and tasted good for the amount of time they took. I found it easier to drizzle chocolate over the top than to try to coat the bottom.

Dec 28, 2010

This recipe made my cookies taste just like grandmas the only difference was that I used 1/2 vanilla extract and 1/2 almond extract. I also used 1/2 wheat flour and 1/2 white. Just because I try and stay away from the white flour. I made mine quarter moon shape and w/ half the batch i used crush almonds and made them round to differentiate between the ones w/ nuts in them (for those who can't eat nuts)... everyone loved them... My son is very picky but he like these very much. I made them for thanksgiving weekend and I am making them again. If you want real tasking Greek cookies these are definitely it w/ the changes I made. I could not believe how much they tasted like grandmas. Only other difference is that it took way longer to bake then stated on this recipe... 30-40 minutes is more like it. I live in Buffalo, NY so adjust for altitude and I use an electric oven. Thanks mojohson!

Dec 13, 2012

I have been making these for a few years now and they are a favorite among many! They are light and buttery. You must try!!!! Super easy too!

Jul 16, 2009

Mine did not taste great,however, the cookie did melt in my mouth.


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  • Calories
  • 159 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 15.9 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol
  • 22 mg
  • 7%
  • Fat
  • 10.1 g
  • 15%
  • Fiber
  • 0.3 g
  • 1%
  • Protein
  • 1.6 g
  • 3%
  • Sodium
  • 61 mg
  • 2%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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