Finger Sandwich Butter Cookies

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  • Published Jun 20th
  • Servings24
  • Calories211
Just like the bakery Italian Butter Cookies.

Finger Sandwich Butter Cookies Ingredients

The following are the ingredients needed to make delicious Finger Sandwich Butter Cookies for 24 servings:

  • 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

Finger Sandwich Butter Cookies Cooking Instructions

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The following are the steps to cook Finger Sandwich Butter Cookies easily:

  1. 1 Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. 2 Cream together butter and sugar. Add eggs, vanilla and food coloring of your choice. Add dry ingredients and mix well.
  3. 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. 4 Bake for about 5 to 7 minutes. Put baked cookies together with jam, frosting or melted chocolate.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 211 calories; 12 grams of fat; 23.4 grams of carbohydrates; 2.5 grams of protein; 42 milligrams of cholesterol; 112 milligrams of sodium.

  1. Jan 2nd 2010

    This is the closest I've ever gotten to the cookies I got in the bakery when I was a kid! I also skip the food coloring. The other change I made was to use only 1 1/2 teaspoons of vanilla ...

  2. Dec 22nd 2009

    If I could give it more stars, I would! These cookies are absolutely delicious. Not super sweet. I didn't sandwich them. I made some with raspberry jelly in the center, others dipped in choc ...

  3. Sep 23rd 2009

    MMMmmMMM, tastes sooo good...reminds me a of the gingerbread shaped, chocolate filled butter cookies from the bakery. *Just a quick tip: if you want the texture of the Italian butter cookie ...

  4. Jul 29th 2008

    These were better than the bakery cookies... I made them with 1 and 1/4 cups of whole wheat flour and 2 and 1/2 cups white flour and left out the food coloring... I couldn't get them to work ...

  5. Jun 26th 2006

    Very good cookie - they have become a staple in my Christmas cookie collection. I do not add the red food coloring. I use a pastry bag with extra large star tip to pipe them and then put r ...

  6. Dec 15th 2004

    These cookies are outrageous TJ! I used a raspberry jam filling, dipped one side into melted chocolate and then into red and green sprinkles. Delicious and very pretty to boot! Thanks so much!

  7. Dec 12th 2004

    Nowhere near the Italian cookies from Bensonherst, or any Italian bakery. Much too dense. Don't make these if you're looking for the little leaf shaped or ladyfinger shaped cookies that ar ...

  8. Mar 18th 2003

    Very very very good! Makes a beautiful cookie using the star tip on your cookie press and snake down to desired length. I used the chocolate/hazelnut spread for a quick yummy filling. Thanks ...

  9. Dec 4th 2002

    I made these last year for Christmas and will be making them again this year. They were perfect!I put raspberry jam in between 2 cookies then dipped one end in melted chocolate then color ...