3 Ingredient Butter Cookies

Written by Imad
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If you’re looking for a simple and delicious cookie recipe, these 3 Ingredient Butter Cookies are perfect! With just three basic ingredients, you can whip up a batch of these cookies in no time. Plus, they’re egg-free, making them a great option for those with egg allergies or for when you’re running low on eggs.


  • 1 cup (225g) unsalted butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar
  • 2 cups (250g) all-purpose flour


  1. Preheat your oven to 350°F (175°C) and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. In a mixing bowl, cream together the softened butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  3. Gradually add the flour to the butter mixture, mixing until a dough forms.
  4. Roll the dough into small balls and place them on the prepared baking sheet.
  5. Use a fork to gently flatten each ball of dough, creating a crisscross pattern.
  6. Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 12-15 minutes, or until the edges are golden brown.
  7. Remove the cookies from the oven and let them cool on the baking sheet for a few minutes before transferring them to a wire rack to cool completely.

Recipe Notes:

These cookies are perfect for any occasion and can be customized with add-ins like chocolate chips, nuts, or dried fruit. They also make a great gift or party favor when packaged in a cute tin or box.

Store any leftovers in an airtight container at room temperature for up to a week. You can also freeze the cookies for longer storage.

So why not give these 3 Ingredient Butter Cookies a try? They’re simple, delicious, and sure to be a hit with everyone!

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