These delicious butter cookies will be a traditional delight. Everyone will love this simplistic but tasty cookie.

Flaky French Butter Cookies Recipe

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Preparation: 25 mins
Cooking: 20 mins
Total: 45 mins
Serves: 18 people


  • 1/2 lb. butter
  • 1 tsp. vanilla
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 2 1/4 cups flour


  1. Begin by preheating the oven to 350°F.

  2. Cream butter and sugar in a bowl with a hand mixer.

  3. Add egg yolks, vanilla and mix together.
  4. Add flour and mix well.
  5. Roll out dough and cut shapes with cookie cutters.
  6. Placed on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 15 minutes.
  7. When done cool on a cookie rack.
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