Sablés (French butter cookies)

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Johanna Reder

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef at Kitchen Stories

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“The sables are very soft when they come out of the oven, so be sure to wait until they’re completely cooled before removing them from the baking tray. They’ll hold well in an air-tight container for several days.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
15
min.
Preparation
12
min.
Baking
30
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Pieces:-30+
160 g unsalted butter
160 g sugar
1 pinch salt
½ tsp vanilla extract
egg yolks
250 g flour
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • hand mixer with beaters
  • bowl
  • plastic wrap
  • oven
  • knife
  • cutting board

Nutrition per serving

Cal
98
Protein
1 g
Fat
5 g
Carb
11 g
  • Step 1/3

    Add butter, sugar, salt, and vanilla extract to a bowl. Beat with a hand mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks and beat again, then add flour little by little until a soft dough forms.
    • 160 g unsalted butter
    • 160 g sugar
    • 1 pinch salt
    • ½ tsp vanilla extract
    • egg yolks
    • 250 g flour
    • hand mixer with beaters
    • bowl

    Add butter, sugar, salt, and vanilla extract to a bowl. Beat with a hand mixer until light and fluffy. Add egg yolks and beat again, then add flour little by little until a soft dough forms.

  • Step 2/3

    Divide sablé dough in half, and roll each half into two logs with 5-cm/2-in. Diameter. Wrap each log in plastic wrap then refrigerate for at least 30 min.
    • plastic wrap

    Divide sablé dough in half, and roll each half into two logs with 5-cm/2-in. Diameter. Wrap each log in plastic wrap then refrigerate for at least 30 min.

  • Step 3/3

    Preheat oven to 160°C/320°F. Cut sablé dough into 1 cm/½ in. thick slices. Transfer to a baking sheet and bake for approx. 12 min. Remove and let cool completely before serving. Enjoy!
    • oven
    • knife
    • cutting board

    Preheat oven to 160°C/320°F. Cut sablé dough into 1 cm/½ in. thick slices. Transfer to a baking sheet and bake for approx. 12 min. Remove and let cool completely before serving. Enjoy!