• prep: 30 min
  • cook: 10 min
  • total: 40 min
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  • Summary

    These Braided Butter Cookies are dry, but soft to the bite, sweet, and will satisfy even the strongest cookie cravings. They do very well with a good dip into coffee or tea.

    Ingredients

    • 3 to 4 cups all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 2 sticks butter, room temperature
    • 1 cup castor sugar or superfine sugar
    • 6 eggs, at room temperature, separated
    • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
    • 1/2 cup warm milk
    • 2 egg yolks, whisked, used for brushing tops

    Instructions

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    • Servings Per Recipe: 40
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 88 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 3 g 5.16%
    • Saturated Fat: 1 g 5.88%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 132 mg 43.94%
    • Sodium: 28 mg 1.17%
    • Calcium: 20 mg 2.04%
    • Potassium: 35 mg 1%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 1 mg 5.05%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 10 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 1.34%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 4 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 1 g
    • Vitamin A 3.5%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 6.62%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat1
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch1
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
    • MyPlate - Grain Total1 oz-eq
    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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