Sand Cookies


Preparation info

  • Makes

    2 dozen

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Good to the Grain

By Kim Boyce

Published 2010

  • About

With only four ingredients, this is a quick recipe that highlights the flavor of its few components. Because butter is so central to the flavor of these little cookies, you might want to try using a European-style butter like Plugra, as the rich, creamy flavor of high-quality butter really takes center stage. Formed by rolling the dough into small balls and pressing them lightly with the heel of your hand, the cookies resemble sand dollars when baked—hence the name. They need to be s