Homemade shortbread cookies in 20 minutes: butter and egg dough recipe

Tetiana KoziukLS Food
Recipe for cookies with butter and eggs. Source: Pixabay

Homemade shortbread is a very convenient pastry because you can use the ingredients you have at home. For example, the dough for a dessert can be made with butter and eggs. And if you add nuts, seeds, or dried fruits to the cookies, you'll get a full-fledged homemade pastry.

Food blogger Olga Romanchuk (olya_romanchyk_) shared a recipe for homemade butter cookies on her Instagram page.

Recipe for cookies with butter and eggs


  • flour - 400 g
  • sugar - 120 g
  • butter - 200 g
  • eggs - 1 pc.
  • baking powder - 1 tsp.
Butter cookies that don't crumble
  • salt
  • vanilla
  • peanuts
  • sesame seeds

Method of preparation:

1. Soft butter mixed with sugar. Beat with a mixer until fluffy and smooth.

2. Add the egg. Beat until smooth.

Butter cookies

3. Add salt, vanilla, flour and baking powder. Knead the elastic dough. Put it in a bag and leave it in the freezer for a while.

4. Roll out the dough and cut out cookies.

Dough for homemade cookies

5. Bake the cookies until done.

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