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Easter Egg Cookies on platter
Easy Easter Egg Butter Cookies
Prep Time
15 mins
Cook Time
15 mins
Total Time
30 mins
Our Easy Easter Egg Butter Cookies recipe is made with basic ingredients from your kitchen pantry and fridge. A buttery cookie that can be cut into shapes and topped with an easy confectioners’ sugar glaze then topped with your favorite sprinkles!
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: butter cookie recipe, easy butter cookies
Servings: 25 cookies
Calories: 106 kcal
Author: Gwynn Galvin
  1. Preheat oven to 350F.

  2. With mixer on medium-high beat butter until smooth and creamy.
  3. Gradually add 1 cup confectioners’ sugar until blended.
  4. Add egg and vanilla and beat until creamy.
  5. Reduce mixer speed to low and beat in flour until a cookie dough forms.
  6. Knead dough on a generously floured surface until smooth. Divide dough in half.
  7. Roll out half of dough to ¼-inch thickness. Using a 3-inch cookie cutter, cut out cookies and arrange on baking sheet.
  8. Bake 15 minutes or until edges and bottoms are golden. Cool 3 minutes on baking sheet. Transfer to wire rack and cool completely.
  9. Repeat with remaining half of cookie dough.
  1. Combine 2 cups confectioners’ sugar and warm water until a thick glaze forms.

  2. Spread glaze over tops of cookies and sprinkle with your choice of sprinkles or sugar sparkles.
Recipe Notes

Makes 25 cookies.

Nutrition Facts
Easy Easter Egg Butter Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 106 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 13mg1%
Potassium 27mg1%
Carbohydrates 23g8%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 25IU1%
Calcium 14mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.