Colored Butter Cookies

  • Difficulty: Medium
  • 45 minutes
  • 8 servings

Homemade butter cookies are a delight, that is why we recommend baking them as often as possible. You only need around a handful of ingredients to make them, so they’re quite cheap to make, and your kids will really enjoy them. Especially if you coat them with some colored sprinkles. That will surely catch the eye!

Ingredients Needed for Colored Butter Cookies

    1 ½ cups of flour
    ½ cup sugar
    7 ounces of butter
    1 egg
    1 teaspoon vanilla extract
    colored sprinkles

How to Make Colored Butter Cookies

  1. Sift the flour through a strainer in a large bowl.
  2. Add the sugar and mix with a spatula.
  3. Add the butter and mix with your hands until the mixture has the aspect of breadcrumbs.
  4. Add the eggs, vanilla extract, and mix with your hands until smooth.
  5. Shape the mixture into round cookies, around 2 inches (5 cm) thick.
  6. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F/175 degrees C.
  7. Coat the cookies with colored sprinkles.
  8. Line a baking tray with parchment paper and lay the cookies an inch away from one another.
  9. Bake the cookies for the next 20 minutes.

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