Mom's Butter Cookies
45 min
1 hr 30 min


1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar

1/4 cup sugar

2 cups all-purpose flour

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Combine all ingredients except flour in bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add flour; beat at low speed until well mixed.

  2. STEP 2

    Divide dough in half. Wrap each half in plastic food wrap; flatten slightly. Refrigerate 30 minutes or until firm.

  3. STEP 3

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  4. STEP 4

    Roll out dough on lightly floured surface, one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 3-inch cookie cutters. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 8-10 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet; remove to cooling rack.


5Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
45Sodium (mg)
10Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
<1Protein (g)


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  December 20, 2012

This is my favorite butter cookie recipe! I make several batches of these cookies every Christmas to the delight of family, friends and co-workers. Sometimes I will add vanilla or almond extract. These are foolproof and so easy to make!

— says Kim
  December 17, 2011

These cookies were bland had no taste at all shouldn't there be perhaps am egg or dome vanilla extract in this recipe?

— says Debra
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