DIY butter cookies

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Nina Bechtle

Nina Bechtle

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Difficulty

Easy 👌
20
min.
Preparation
10
min.
Baking
0
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-30+
250 g flour
100 g butter
75 g powdered sugar
¼ tsp salt
½ tsp lemon zest
egg
flour for dusting
milk for brushing
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • mixing bowl
  • plastic wrap
  • fine grater
  • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters
  • pastry brush
  • oven
  • cookie cutter
  • rolling pin
  • baking sheet
  • cooling rack
  • parchment paper

Nutrition per serving

Cal
63
Protein
1 g
Fat
3 g
Carb
9 g
  • Step 1/3

    Add flour and butter to a bowl and mix until large crumbs form. Add sugar, salt, and lemon zest and stir to combine. Add egg and continue to mix until a smooth dough forms. Wrap dough in plastic foil and refrigerate for approx. 60 min.
    • 250 g flour
    • 100 g butter
    • 75 g powdered sugar
    • ¼ tsp salt
    • ½ tsp lemon zest
    • egg
    • mixing bowl
    • plastic wrap
    • fine grater
    • stand mixer or hand mixer with beaters

    Add flour and butter to a bowl and mix until large crumbs form. Add sugar, salt, and lemon zest and stir to combine. Add egg and continue to mix until a smooth dough forms. Wrap dough in plastic foil and refrigerate for approx. 60 min.

  • Step 2/3

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Flour working surface and roll out dough until approx. 2-mm/0.1-in. thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut out cookies, then brush them with milk.
    • flour for dusting
    • milk for brushing
    • pastry brush
    • oven
    • cookie cutter
    • rolling pin

    Preheat oven to 180°C/350°F. Flour working surface and roll out dough until approx. 2-mm/0.1-in. thick. Use a cookie cutter to cut out cookies, then brush them with milk.

  • Step 3/3

    Transfer cookies to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 10 min. Let cool down on a cooling rack before serving. Enjoy!
    • baking sheet
    • cooling rack
    • parchment paper

    Transfer cookies to a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake in the oven at 180°C/350°F for approx. 10 min. Let cool down on a cooling rack before serving. Enjoy!