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Old-Fashioned Butter Cookies

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You definitely will be caught with your hand in the cookie jar with these old fashioned butter cookies.

Recipe Prep Time
Prep Time
30 min
Recipe Cook Time
Cook Time
Recipe Ready Time
Ready In
60 min
Recipe Servings

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
3/4 cup sugar
2 Land O Lakes® All-Natural Egg yolks
1 teaspoon vanilla
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 teaspoon salt
Pecan halves


Heat oven to 350°F. Combine butter, sugar, egg yolks and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add flour and salt; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten balls to 1/4-inch thickness with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Place pecan half in center of each cookie.

Bake 10-12 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack.

Recipe Tip

Cookies can be flattened with decorative cookie stamp instead of glass.


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