Homemade Danish Butter Cookies | The Recipe Critic



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Buttery, tender and unbelievably light these homemade Danish Butter Cookies are so much better than the tinned version. Loaded with flavor, they’ll literally melt in your mouth and are so easy to make.

Just a few slight changes from my Melting Moments Cookies, you’re going to love these. Why not make up a batch to gift to those you love with some Peppermint Meltaways and Snow Kiss Cookies too.

A batch of butter cookies, some chocolate coated, spread over a marble bench top

Homemade Butter Cookies

Danish butter cookies are an absolute classic holiday cookie but why wait for the holidays when you can make them all year round? This recipe takes just 6 ingredients and a few minutes to put together.

There are so, so many reasons to enjoy these cookies;

  • Soft and tender
  • Melt in your mouth
  • Buttery and flavourful
  • Just 6 ingredients
  • Easy to make
  • Pipe or press them into pretty designs
  • Decorate to your hearts content.

A stack of butter cookies, some chocolate coated, sitting next to a glass of milk

Ingredients in Butter Cookies:

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