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Cookie Press Butter Cookies

"This is an old family recipe that makes a very delicious cookie."
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Ingredients

servings 106 cals
Original recipe yields 48 servings (8 dozen)

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Directions

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  1. Cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Mix in the egg yolks, 2 tablespoons water, flour, salt and vanilla. Chill the dough.
  2. Preheat the oven to 400 degrees F (205 degrees C).
  3. Fill the cookie press and shape the cookies on an ungreased baking sheet. Brush the top of each cookie with the egg whites mixed with 2 tablespoons of the water. Decorate as desired.
  4. Bake at 400 degrees F (205 degrees C) until the cookies are golden brown on top, about 10 minutes.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 106 calories; 6 g fat; 11.7 g carbohydrates; 1.3 g protein; 24 mg cholesterol; 4 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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I have a really hard time finding a recipe that will work with my Pampered Chef cookie press but this is the best one I've tried so far.

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The texture of the dough came out fine, but the end result were cookies that weren't at all sweet, which is fine if you're going to frost/decorate them heavily. But even w/ my ultra-sweet royal ...

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I have a really hard time finding a recipe that will work with my Pampered Chef cookie press but this is the best one I've tried so far.

After trying many different recipes, I decided to try this one --- OUTRAGEOUS! I love it! My kids (4 1/2 & 6) had a ball making these with me. Not much of a mess at all. I won't even give my...

My favorite cookie press recipe of all. My 6 year old loves to help with these...he's the official decorator. I don't chill the dough and it works beautifully. Kids and adults both love these c...

This recipe is superb!!! I have tried so many recipes and this is the best so far. I always make a batch of these when we go to parties to take and they always go down so well.

This was a really nice dough to work with refrigerate it for about 30 mins. My kids had a ball helping

The texture of the dough came out fine, but the end result were cookies that weren't at all sweet, which is fine if you're going to frost/decorate them heavily. But even w/ my ultra-sweet royal ...

The dough was very difficult and stiff to work with. It is also very picky and has to be chilled just right, but not too much or it wont work with the cookie press. I wasn't too satisfied with ...

Although these cookies were fun to make and fairly easy...they didn't taste that great! They were perfect for my mom who likes to dunk them in coffee but to just eat as a snack...they weren't al...

This is just like my family's recipe, which I could not find for the life of me. Thank you for sharing.