French Butter Cookies

Recipe by sugarpea
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READY IN: 2hrs 45mins
YIELD: 60 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Cream butter and brown sugar with electric mixer equipped with paddle attachment, if you have one.
  • Beat on high speed until light and fluffy, 2-3 minutes.
  • Add egg and vanilla and mix well.
  • Add flour and salt and mix on low speed until incorporated.
  • Roll dough into three 1 1/2" logs, wrap in plastic wrap and chill until firm, at least 1 hour or overnight.
  • Preheat oven to 350° and line cookie sheet with parchment paper.
  • Roll logs in turbinado or granulated sugar, making sure to coat them evenly.
  • Slice logs into 1/4" thick cookies and place on cookie sheet 1" apart.
  • Use a skewer or toothpick to make four decorative holes in each cookie, making the cookie appear to be a button.
  • Bake 15-20 minutes until golden brown.
  • Cool on wire rack.
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