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Old Fashioned Lunchroom Butter Cookies!

Updated on January 11, 2013

Butter Cookies

My yummy homemade Butter Cookies!
My yummy homemade Butter Cookies!

Cook Time

Prep time: 20 min
Cook time: 18 min
Ready in: 38 min
Yields: 24 cookies (2 dozen)


  • 2 sticks salted or unsalted butter, softened to room temperature
  • 2/3 cup sugar, granulated
  • 2 cups flour, all purpose
  • 1 tablespoon salt
  • 2 tablespoons lemon juice, real
  • 2 tablespoons vanilla, real
  1. Cream butter and sugar add - salt, vanilla, lemon juice.
  2. Add flour. Mix with large wooden spoon, or, in mixer.
  3. Make 24 cookies in your hands and press down on cookie sheets with 3 middle fingers making indentations.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees in pre-heated oven for 18 minutes, or until brown around edges.
  5. Once your cookies are done, let cool for 10 minutes, if you can wait! Drink an ice cold glass of milk to go with them. Um, good!


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      Heavensgates 5 years ago

      Thanks peachpurple! I am glad to know that I could help you in your search! I hope you enjoy your cookies too.

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      peachy 5 years ago from Home Sweet Home

      Thank you (3x) for the butter cookie recipe. I had been hunting for butter cookies for some time. Wasn't successful because turn out oily. Will try out yours and let you know the outcome. Voted useful