Simply Irresistible: Homemade Butter Cookies Recipe

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Classic Butter Cookies

Point: This recipe is a timeless favorite that highlights the rich and buttery flavor of traditional butter cookies.
Step 1: In a mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
Step 2: Add in vanilla extract and mix well.
Step 3: Gradually mix in flour until a dough forms.
Step 4: Shape the dough into small rounds or use cookie cutters to create shapes.
Step 5: Bake in a preheated oven at 350°F for 10-12 minutes or until golden brown.

Salted Caramel Butter Cookies

Point: Elevate your butter cookies with the sweet and salty combination of salted caramel.
Step 1: Prepare classic butter cookie dough as outlined above.
Step 2: Press a small indentation into each cookie dough round and fill with a dollop of salted caramel sauce.
Step 3: Bake as directed and allow to cool before serving.

Chocolate Drizzle Butter Cookies

One Bowl  Minute Butter Cookies
One Bowl Minute Butter Cookies

Point: Add a touch of decadence to your butter cookies with a rich chocolate drizzle.
Step 1: Make classic butter cookie dough and bake as directed.
Step 2: Melt chocolate chips in a microwave-safe bowl and drizzle over cooled cookies.
Step 3: Allow the chocolate to set before serving.

Lemon Glazed Butter Cookies

Point: Brighten up your butter cookies with a zesty lemon glaze.
Step 1: Bake classic butter cookies and allow to cool.
Step 2: Mix powdered sugar with lemon juice until a thick glaze forms.
Step 3: Drizzle the glaze over the cookies and let set before serving.

Almond Butter Cookies

Point: Add a nutty twist to your butter cookies with the addition of almond extract and sliced almonds.
Step 1: Prepare classic butter cookie dough and mix in almond extract.
Step 2: Shape into rounds and press sliced almonds into the tops of the cookies.
Step 3: Bake as directed and enjoy the crunchy texture of these almond butter cookies.