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Fun Time Butter Cookies

Fun Time Butter Cookies

This easy butter cookie can be decorated using your favorite sugars or candies.


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20 min
Prep Time
35 min
Total Time
36
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Ingredients

3/4 cup sugar

1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1 large Land O Lakes® Egg

1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon baking soda

1/2 teaspoon vanilla

Decorator sprinkles and/or sugars

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 400°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine sugar, butter and egg in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed. Add all remaining ingredients; beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in decorator sprinkles or sugar as desired. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Bake 6-8 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack.

  4. STEP 4

    Store in container with tight-fitting lid up to 3 days or freeze up to 2 months.

  5. STEP 5

    Variations:
    Cinnamon ‘n Sugar: Omit decorator sprinkles and/or sugars. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in mixture of 2 tablespoons sugar and 2 teaspoons ground cinnamon. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Bake as directed.

    Chocolate Toffee: Omit decorator sprinkles and/or sugars. Prepare dough as directed above; stir in 1/2 cup milk chocolate toffee bits. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Bake as directed.

    Candy: Omit decorator sprinkles and/or sugars. Shape dough into 1-inch balls; roll in sugar. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten slightly with bottom of glass dipped in sugar. Top with candy-coated milk chocolate pieces. Bake as directed.

    Glazed: Omit decorator sprinkles and/or sugars. Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake as directed. Place 1/2 cup chocolate chips into small resealable plastic food bag. Microwave 30 seconds; knead bag. Continue microwaving at 15 second intervals, kneading bag until chocolate is smooth. Cut tiny corner from bag; drizzle cookies with chocolate.

Nutrition (1 cookie)

60 Calories
2.5 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
40 Sodium (mg)
8 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
<1 Protein (g)
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