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Plain Butter Cookies


Rate this recipe 2.9/5 (14 Votes)


  • ½ pound butter (soften)
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 2 ½ cups all purpose flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • ½ teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 cup harvest crunch (opt)


Level of difficulty Average
Cost Average budget


Step 1

- Mix dry ingredients together and set aside.

Step 2

--Mix softened butter and sugar together.

Step 3

-Add 1 egg to butter and sugar mix well.

Step 4

Slowly add dry ingredients (about 1/3rd at time). Put dough in fridge before shaping. Add harvest crunch at the end.

Step 5

-Make balls with dough and dip fork into milk and press down

Step 6

-Bake 325 F 10-12 mins. 8-10 mins middle rack and 6-8 on top rack.

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  • 1/4 cup / 50g of softened butter
  • 1 egg (divide the yolk and white)
  • 1/4 cup / 50g of sugar
  • Pinch of sea salt
  • 1 cup / 150g of flour
  • 1 cup / 100g of chopped nuts
  • Salted caramel
  • Melted dark chocolate


  1. In a bowl, mix together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, and salt.

  2. Add the flour and mix. Roll into a ball.

  3. Chill for 30 minutes.

  4. Remove from refrigerator. Divide the dough and roll into 1-inch balls.

  5. Dip each ball in egg yolk, and then roll in chopped nuts.

  6. Place on baking sheet (lined with parchment paper), and press your thumb into the center.

  7. Bake at 340°F/170°C for 12 minutes, or until golden.

  8. Remove from oven and let cool.

  9. Pour the salted caramel into the center groove,and drizzle with dark chocolate.

  10. Enjoy!

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