Basic Butter Cookie Dough Recipe
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Basic Butter Cookie Dough Recipe

This basic butter cookie dough is perfect for a big cookie baking session because it can be used in so many ways.

Don’t be afraid to get creative with the shapes and flavors you add!


  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1 and 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt





Combine butter, granulated sugar, brown sugar and egg yolk in medium bowl. Add flour, baking powder and salt; mix well.

Cover; refrigerate about 4 hours or until firm.

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