Butter Cookies II

These butter cookies are a classic recipe that is perfect for any occasion. They are simple to make and only require a few ingredients. The cookies are made with butter, sugar, flour, and eggs. They are soft and chewy with a slight crunch on the outside.


  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


In a large bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in the egg, then stir in the vanilla. In another bowl, combine the flour and salt; gradually stir into the sugar mixture. Cover dough, and chill for at least one hour (or up to 2 days).

Chill cookie sheets. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). Press dough out onto ungreased, chilled cookie sheets. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in preheated oven, or until lightly golden at edges. Remove cookies from sheet to wire rack to cool completely.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving size: 1 cookie
  • Calories: 100
  • Fat: 10 g
  • Saturated fat: 6 g
  • Trans fat: 0 g
  • Cholesterol: 30 mg
  • Sodium: 60 mg
  • Carbohydrates: 8 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Sugar: 4g
Butter Cookies II
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