Yuletide Butter Cookies Made with Anchor Butter

Rich, buttery Yuletide Butter Cookies that melts in your mouth in each bite — perfect for gifting, with coffee, and of course, on your table this season.

Yuletide Butter Cookies Made with Anchor Butter

Hey mommies (and daddies), the baking season is here!

Yep, I officially declare the Christmas season THE baking season because this is the time of the year when we usually do most of our baking. With Christmas parties, family reunions, gift givings left and right, not to mention the cravings for anything chocolatey, cinnamony, gingerbread, and BUTTERY. Oh gosh, this is the season where we truly indulge.

This is also the season when I make sure to stock up on my favorite ingredient in the whole world: butter. Because everything just tastes better with butter! You know, I don’t want to be caught empty handed when the craving and the baking kicks in so I always have butter in my fridge.

Yuletide Butter Cookies Made with Anchor Butter

If you’d let me choose between butter or margarine when it comes to baking and cooking, I’d always choose butter, hands down. You know why? Because everything just tastes better with butter! Butter is made from cream or milk; while margarine is made from hydrogenated vegetable oil. And because butter is made from milk, it’s better tasting than margarine. The milk fat in butter gives that rich and creamy flavour we all love.

And when it comes to butter, I always use Anchor Butter. It has that Whole Milk Sarap that I want in butter. Any dish that I make or cook with Anchor Butter becomes luscious and delicious.

Yuletide Butter Cookies Made with Anchor Butter

Since it’s the Christmas season, I thought it would be best to share with you my very own Yuletide Butter Cookies recipe. Butter cookies gets their flavor from its main ingredient –  butter. Of course I use Anchor Butter to make it. This way, we’ll get melt-in-your-mouth, rich,buttery, cookies that’ll make your heart happy with each and every bite.

Yuletide Butter Cookies Made with Anchor Butter

I used royal icing, sprinkles, and colored sugars to design it to spread the merry cheer that this season brings. Put it in a jar and it could make for a lovely gift to friends and relatives. Plate it on the table and it would make for a Christmasy dessert. Have it with your Christmas morning coffee….

I’m so sure you will love this recipe, as my family and I do…

I grew up in a household that bakes goodies for gifting during Christmas. I’d like for this tradition to continue on in my home today. That is why Ykaie and I are baking these Yuletide Butter Cookies starting this year. It would be a great addition to our Christmas table and perfect for gifting to friends and relatives as well. It would be a nice Christmas family tradition too!

Recipe’s below but check out my video for inspiration…

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To know more about Whole Milk Sarap, and get delicious everyday recipes,visit AnchorPhilippines.com.

If you make this recipe, be sure to snap a photo and tag @thepeachkitchen on Instagram (OR hashtag it #thepeachkitchen). I’d love to see what you cook!

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Anchor Yuletide Butter Cookies

  • Author: Peachy Adarne

Ingredients

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  • 2 sticks Anchor Butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 tsp salt

Instructions

  1. Using an electric mixer, Cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
  2. Add the flour and salt and mix on a low speed until just incorporated.
  3. Bring the dough together into a ball.
  4. Roll out between two sheets of parchment paper until the dough is ¼ inch thick.
  5. Refrigerate dough for about 15 minutes.
  6. After, cut the dough using Christmas shaped cookie cutters.
  7. Place the cutout cookies onto lined baking trays.
  8. Refrigerate cookies for 10 minutes and preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  9. Bake cookies for 15 – 20 minutes, until lightly golden.
  10. Decorate with icing and sprinkles or other Christmas candies.

Notes

TIP: These Yuletide Butter Cookies are perfect for gifting!

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60 Responses

  1. I LOVE Butter cookies!! To be honest, I LOVE BUTTER! I am one of those odd balls who will eat a STICK of it if I can get away with it. I actually try finding new and better butters and I am not kidding! I have to look for this Anchor brand. I have honestly never heard of it.

  2. These look delicious!! The recipe sounds so good and they look so pretty too! I love them, need to try this out!

  3. I have never tried Anchor butter before. Those cookies look AMAZING! I will have to try out this recipe. 🙂

  4. These cookies look amazing! And Santa would love to find these waiting for him on Christmas eve! I think it’s awesome that you found the right butter to work with to make these lovely cookies!

  5. Never heard of this brand before. Those cookies look absolutely delicious though! I hope I can find this butter next time I go grocery shopping

  6. Wow! They look festive and delicious! I can’t wait to learn how to bake in the future. Thanks for sharing!

  7. Yum. I love butter cookies at the holidays, especially when they look this fabulous and festive. I’ll have to look for this butter in my local grocery store.

  8. Yumm, these butter cookies look really delicious and festive! I’m sure my daughter would love to help me to bake and decorate these cookies!

  9. oh man, those look really good. it’s after christmas, but i’ll make them into other shapes. thanks for sharing.

  10. These look yummy and would go good with my coffee too! I will have to look for this butter next time I’m at the grocery store.

  11. My goodness, I am in love with these cute cookies that looks colorful and gorgeous over all in different shapes to lighten up the holiday season. The recipe looks so easy to do and my kids are going to love this one!

  12. Yum. Those cookies look delicious and you decorated them so cute! I wishI had the creativity to do that. Great post!

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I'm a foodie mommy living in the Philippines. I'm a mom to two daughters named PURPLE SKYE and PERIWINKLE MOONE and wife to a loving husband I fondly call peanutbutter♥. I am a foodie by heart, a coffee lover and a froyo and yogurt junkie. Learn more →

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