Chocolate and Vanilla Button Cookies Recipe

Chocolate and Vanilla Button Cookies Recipe

These cute button-shaped cookies will be a hit at any bake sale! Mix crisp vanilla and chocolate flavored cookies in a small treat bag and sell them with a ribbon tied on the end.

How To Make Chocolate and Vanilla Button Cookies

Enjoy a filling snack with these delicious and cute button cookies.

Prep: 30 mins
Cook: 10 mins
Total: 40 mins


  • 1 cup Butter, softened
  • 1 pkg Cream Cheese, softened
  • 1 cup Sugar
  • 1 Egg Yolk
  • ½ tsp Pure Vanilla Extract
  • ¼ tsp Almond Extract
  • 2 ¼ cups All-purpose Flour
  • ½ tsp Salt
  • ¼ tsp Baking Soda
  • tsp Ground Nutmeg
  • ½ cup Cocoa Powder


  1. Cream together the butter, cream cheese, and sugar in a large bowl until light and fluffy.

  2. Add in egg yolk and extracts and beat together.

  3. Combine the flour, salt, baking soda, and nutmeg in a separate bowl.

  4. Slowly add to the creamed mixture.

  5. Separate half of the mixture, and mix in cocoa powder to the remaining dough.

  6. Cover with plastic wrap or a top and refrigerate for 3 hours or until easy to handle.

  7. On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness.

  8. Use a large button to make different shapes in the dough.

  9. There should be a set of vanilla cookies and a set of chocolate cookies.

  10. Place each cookie 1/2 inch apart on an ungreased baking sheet.

  11. Bake at 375 degrees F for 8 for 10 minutes or until edges begin to brown.

  12. Remove cookies from oven and let cool for 2 minutes on a wire rack.


  • Sugar: 50g
  • :
  • Calcium: 47mg
  • Calories: 901kcal
  • Carbohydrates: 111g
  • Cholesterol: 49mg
  • Fat: 49g
  • Fiber: 5g
  • Iron: 5mg
  • Potassium: 263mg
  • Protein: 11g
  • Saturated Fat: 11g
  • Sodium: 865mg
  • Vitamin A: 2095IU
Nutrition Disclaimer
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