French Butter Cookies from Joy of Baking
97 mins (prep 85, cooking 12)
8 ingredients
3 servings
This is a classic French cookie originating in Normandy France. These cookies are delicious plain, but they can also be flavored with ground nuts or zests and they can even be sandwiched together with jam or preserves, ganache, or lemon curd.

Categories:  holiday , european , christmas , rolled-cookies , number-of-servings , <-4-hours , french , eggs~dairy , cookie-and-brownie , time-to-make , for-large-groups , dessert ,
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Serving Size (179.26 g)
Servings 3
Amount per Serving
Calories 809.83 Calories from Fat 367.2
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 40.8g 188.33%
Saturated Fat 25.45g 381.8%
Trans Fat 1.62g %
Cholesterol 105.99mg 106.0%
Sodium 282.74mg 35.34%
Total Carbohydrate 103.26g 103.26%
Dietary Fiber 2.25 g 27.02%
Sugars 39.61 g %
Protein 9.03g 54.16%
Vitamin A 1233.67IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 70.04mg% Iron 3.98mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
large egg, pure vanilla extract, large egg