Finger Sandwich Butter Cookies


Just like the bakery Italian Butter Cookies.

Original recipe makes 4 dozen


1 1/2 cups butter
1 cup white sugar
1 1/2 eggs
2 1/2 teaspoons vanilla extract
30 drops red food coloring
3 3/4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/4 teaspoons baking powder


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla and food coloring of your choice. Add dry ingredients and mix well.
  3. Place dough in a pastry bag fitted with a number 4-S tip (the S means ‘star’), and pipe out in 2 inch bars on greased baking pan. (Can also be piped into rosettes or other shapes)
  4. Bake for about 5 to 7 minutes. Put baked cookies together with jam, frosting or melted chocolate.


Calories: 211 kcal
Carbohydrates: 23.4 g
Cholesterol: 44 mg
Fat: 12 g
Fiber: 0.5 g
Protein: 2.5 g
Sodium: 112 mg