World's Best Butter Cookies
33 mins (prep 15, cooking 18)
6 ingredients
48 servings
I tested 8 different butter cookie recipes, looking for the "perfect" butter cookie. It had to be buttery, a little crumbly (like shortbread), and not too sweet. This is the winner. I think these are the Worlds Best Butter Cookie, courtesy of Chef Alice Medrich.

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Serving Size (13.71 g)
Servings 48
Amount per Serving
Calories 67.14 Calories from Fat 34.92
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3.88g 286.78%
Saturated Fat 2.44g 584.45%
Trans Fat 0.15g %
Cholesterol 10.16mg 162.54%
Sodium 12.77mg 25.55%
Total Carbohydrate 7.67g 122.78%
Dietary Fiber 0.14 g 27.0%
Sugars 3.71 g %
Protein 0.58g 55.51%
Vitamin A 118.18IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 1.96mg% Iron 0.24mg%
*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:
pure vanilla extract, large egg yolk