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Gooey Butter Cookies are a perfect treat when you're craving something sweet

  • 1 (8-ounce) package cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 egg
  • 1 box Betty Crocker® SuperMoist® yellow cake mix
4.4/5 (49 Votes)

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Sweet and tangy 1-Hour Lemon Gooey Butter Cookies are rich, moist, and exploding with zesty lemon flavor

  • 2 1/4 cups King Arthur Flour organic all-purpose flour
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 1 (8-ounce) package Philadelphia cream cheese, softened
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter, 1 stick, softened
  • 1 1/2 cups granulated sugar
  • 2 tablespoons lemon zest, from 2 large lemons, freshly grated
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons lemon juice, freshly squeezed
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 1/8 teaspoon Boyajian lemon oil, omit for gluten-free variation
  • 1/8 teaspoon Chefmaster natural yellow gel-based food coloring
  • 1 teaspoon Kosher salt or 3/4 teaspoon regular table salt
  • 1 large egg, plus 1 large egg yolk
  • 1 cup confectioners’ sugar, sifted, for rolling and dusting cookies
4.1/5 (42 Votes)

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Supposedly the recipe from the AWESOME bakery Montillio's for Italian Butter Cookies

  • 1/2 pound unsalted butter (if salted butter is used omit the pinch of salt)
  • 3/4 c sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 c flour
  • 1/2 tsp baking powder
  • pinch of salt
  • glace cherry halves
4.4/5 (11 Votes)

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DEBBIE THUNE FACEBOOK 3-12-19

  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup shortening
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
5/5 (1 Votes)

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In a large mixer bowl, beat peanut butter and margarine until creamy

  • 1/2 cup each Peter Pan Creamy Peanut Butter, butter, sugar and packed brown sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon each baking soda, baking powder and vanilla
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour
4/5 (1 Votes)

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Butter Cookies are an Elias Family Tradition at Christmas Time since the very beginning

  • 1 pound butter (4 sticks) softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 4 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons milk
  • 2 egg yolks
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In a large mixing bowl cream the butter until it's light and fluffy

  • 1 cup sweet butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 egg at room temperature
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1 shot of your favorite cognac
  • zest and juice of one orange
  • 2 teaspoons baking powder
  • 5 & 1/2 cups of flour, sifted
  • egg wash: 1 egg beaten with a bit of water
  • 3 about 3 tablespoons sesame seeds to sprinkle on the cookies (optional)
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Preheat your oven to 400 degrees F

  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 1/4 cups confectioners' sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1/2 teaspoon almond extract
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
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Serving is 2 cookies 120 calories 3 grams of sugar

  • 3/4 cup Truvia Baking Blend
  • 1 cup peanut butter
  • 3 tbs shortening
  • 3 tbs plus 2 tsp unsalted butter
  • 1 large egg
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 2 cups AP flour
  • 3/4 tsp baking soda
  • 1/2 tsp salt
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DIRECTIONS Cream butter, peanut butter and both sugars together

  • READY IN: 17mins SERVES: 30
  • YIELD: 4 dozen UNITS: US
  • INGREDIENTS Nutrition
  • 1 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1 cup packed brown sugar
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 cup butter or 1 cup margarine, softened
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 teaspoon baking soda
  • 1 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1⁄2 cups flour
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