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Cut-out Holiday Butter Cookies

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When I started making these cookies last night with my daughter and grandkids, I hadn’t planned on sharing the recipe. But…I decided to because of these cute little spring cookie cutters. It was the first time I used them and I’m in love with them. I thought they were too small at first. Now I think they are perfect. You can pop the cookies out in a snap. We ended up making all but one tray of cookies with the small cutters. I purchased the spring-loaded cookie cutters on Amazon. Now on to the cookie making!

Cut-out Holiday Butter Cookies


  • 3 cups sifted flour
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons vanilla


  1. Sift flour, baking powder, and salt together in a bowl. Set aside,
  2. Cream butter and sugar together in a large bowl. Stir in egg, milk, and vanilla.
  3. Add little by little the dry ingredients into the butter and sugar. Mix well. Chill.
  4. Roll 1/3 inch thick and bake in a preheated 400 degree F oven for 5 - 8 minutes.

Check out these cute little cookie cutters. They make the nicest little 2 inch cookies.

I love the how it imprints the dough.

Lots of nice thick little butter cookies. Katie loves doing the sprinkles.


Happy Holidays!

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