Crispy Butter Cookies

Crispy Butter Cookies

"These cookies are easy to make and taste so good. They're very crisp and light, perfect with milk or coffee."
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30 m servings
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Original recipe yields 24 servings

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  1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar. Beat in egg whites and vanilla. Combine flour, baking powder and baking soda; gradually add to the creamed mixture. Roll into 1-1/2-in. balls, then roll in sugar. Place 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Flatten with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees F for 12-14 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove to wire racks to cool.

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These were THE BEST homemade butter cookies I have ever tasted! I gave these as gifts this Christmas and they were a hit. There were only two things I changed: the baking temperature and the ba...

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These cookies were okay if you're looking for "SUGAR" cookies(thus a 3). If I had'nt made them myself, I would'nt have thought they were butter cookies at all, I could hardly taste the butter. T...

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These were THE BEST homemade butter cookies I have ever tasted! I gave these as gifts this Christmas and they were a hit. There were only two things I changed: the baking temperature and the ba...

These cookies were okay if you're looking for "SUGAR" cookies(thus a 3). If I had'nt made them myself, I would'nt have thought they were butter cookies at all, I could hardly taste the butter. T...

the cookies were easy to make, but they don't taste like a butter cookie. The cookies taste like a sugar cookie, but are still good, just not a butter cookie.

These cookies are light, soft and delicious. They have just the right amount of sweetness. Thank you for the recipe Betty. It is definitely a keeper!

I'm not sure if i made this wrong, or if measured the flour wrong but mine came out very floury tasting and at first was very powdery i had to add an extra 1/2 cup butter to get the right consis...

These cookies were ok. They are not very buttery and you definitely need to flatten them with a fork. This is difficult because the dough is sticky. I had to dip the fork in flour each time. ...

Delicious! Definitely a keeper. :)

I saved these drab cookies by icing them with chocolate butter icing. I won't make them again!

Delicious, simple and not too sweet. I did double the vanilla and add a shake of salt to the batter.

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