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Experience the enduring allure of our traditional Butter Cookies. These delectable treats effortlessly capture the essence of simplicity, boasting a luscious buttery flavor and a delicate crumb that suits any occasion. Prepare a batch and relish the soothing taste of buttery delight with every mouthful.


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. In a spacious bowl, blend softened butter and granulated sugar until the mixture becomes light and fluffy.
  3. Add the egg and vanilla extract, continuing to beat until thoroughly combined.
  4. In a separate bowl, whisk together flour, baking powder, and salt.
  5. Gradually incorporate the dry ingredients into the wet mixture, mixing until a soft dough forms.
  6. If the dough is too sticky, refrigerate it for 30 minutes to facilitate easier handling.
  7. Using a cookie scoop or your hands, shape the dough into small balls and place them on the prepared baking sheets.
  8. Flatten each ball with a fork, creating an appealing crisscross pattern on the surface.
  9. Bake in the preheated oven for 10-12 minutes or until the edges display a gentle golden hue.
  10. Allow the Butter Cookies to cool on the baking sheets for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack for complete cooling.
  11. Once cooled, treat yourself to the sumptuous, buttery goodness of these timeless cookies.

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