Cardamom Butter Cookies

Cardamom adds a special touch to the spice blend in these butter cookies. This recipe can be made two ways, rolled out and cut with cookie cutters. Or, as slice and bake refrigerator cookies.

Serves: 28
Serving Size: 3 cookies
15 mins Prep time 10 mins Cook time
15 mins Prep time
10 mins Cook time
  • Sift together flour, baking powder, salt and spices into large bowl. Set aside

  • Beat butter and sugar in large bowl with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. Beat in eggs and vanilla. Gradually stir in flour mixture until well mixed. Refrigerate dough 1 hour

  • Preheat oven to 350°F. Roll dough on lightly floured surface. Cut into shapes with cookie cutters. Place on ungreased baking sheets

  • Bake 10 to 12 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on baking sheets 1 minute. Remove to wire racks; cool completely

Cooking tip

Variation: For slice and bake refrigerator cookies, shape dough into a log. Wrap in plastic wrap and refrigerate 2 hours. Cut into thin slices and place on ungreased baking sheets. Bake as directed.

Nutrition information

(Amount per serving)

  • 147Calories: 147Cholesterol: 32mg
  • Sodium: 109mgProtein: 2g
  • Total Fat: 7gFiber: 0g
  • Carbohydrate: 19g