Nonny's Imperial Cookies

READY IN: 25mins
Recipe by Lorianne1

This is my great grandma's recipe for butter cookies. They melt in your mouth. She always used Imperial brand margarine (hence the name) but they work well with butter also. These can be decorated with colored sugars before baking also.

Top Review by jneen

I made these for a cookie tray for my Sunday school class of teens. They loved them. It is a small batch recipe. I made them small and got about 4 dozen. They do take the full 20 minutes at 300 degrees. I decorated them with colored sugar. Note: The dough is soft and would be difficult to handle as cutouts.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream butter and sugar.
  2. Add remaining ingredients and mix well.
  3. Chill dough before baking.
  4. Drop by 1/2 teaspoonfuls onto greased cookie sheet.
  5. Bake in preheated 300F oven for 20 minutes.

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