Homemade Danish Butter Cookies

Classic piped butter cookies that are delicate, soft, and perfect for Christmas.

These Danish butter cookies are buttery, soft, and nostalgic! They are delicate and will melt in your mouth. Decorate them with sprinkles for the best festive Christmas cookie.

Ingredients Needed

Unsalted butter, sugar, egg, vanilla extract, all purpose flour, and salt. Make sure to use high quality ingredients.

First, cream the butter and sugar together on medium-high speed in the bowl of a stand mixer until light and fluffy.

Step 1

Next, beat in the egg and vanilla extract until fully combined. Scrape down the sides of the bowl with a rubber spatula.

Step 2

Gradually mix in the all purpose flour and salt on low speed until the dry streaks of flour just disappear.

Step 3

Fit a piping bag with a large tip and fill with dough. Pipe the cookies on a baking sheet. Bake for 11-14 minutes.

Step 4

Take the cookies out of the oven and let them cool on the hot sheet before transferring to a wire cooling rack.

Step 5

Decorate the cookies with sprinkles and enjoy! Want to make this recipe? Check out the full instructions at:


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