Grandma's Old-fashioned Cookies Recipe: A Cut-Out Cookie Recipe From Back in the Day by Donna John

a year ago

Grandma's Old-fashioned Cookies Recipe: A Cut-Out Cookie Recipe From Back in the Day

My grandma loved to bake. From pies to cobblers to cakes to cookies, everything she baked was delicious. This is her recipe for old-fashioned cookie dough for cut-out cookies. Unlike your typical cut-out cookie dough, this one doesn't have any butter in it and calls for buttermilk. This cookie recipe is easy to make and bake.

Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 10 to 15 minutes
Total Time: 20 to 25 minutes


Here's how to make it:

  1. Cream the shortening and sugar together. Add the eggs, beating well after each. Stir in the buttermilk, flour, baking powder and vanilla. Mix well. 
  2. Roll the dough out as thick or thin as desired. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters
  3. Bake in a preheated 350-degree F oven for about 10 to 15 minutes, depending on size and thickness of cookies. Cookies may be iced or decorated as desired after cooling. 

Take 30 seconds and join the 30Seconds community and follow us on Facebook to get recipes in your newsfeed daily. Inspire and be inspired.

Related Products on Amazon We Think You May Like:

Rolling Pins $7 & Up
Sugar $2 & Up
Baking Soda $1 & Up
Baking Powder $2 & Up
Flour $2 & Up
Vanilla Extract $4 & Up
Cookie Cutters $5 & Up

30Second Mobile, Inc. is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program designed to provide a means for us to earn fees by linking to and affiliated sites.

3-Ingredient Sugar Cookie Dough Recipe Makes Holiday Baking So Easy

The Best Soft Sugar Cookies Recipe (You Won't Believe the Secret Ingredient)

Is This Sunflower Seed Cookie Recipe Better Than Trader Joe's Soft-Baked Sunflower Butter Cookies?

An Italian Grandma's Classic Butter Balls Cookie Recipe Is a Family Tradition

Elisa Schmitz
What an easy cookie recipe, a throwback to simpler times. Thank you for sharing the magic from your grandma's kitchen, Donna John !
Yes to all the grandma cookies...

join discussion

Please login to comment.

recommended tips

5-Ingredient Creamy Crack Chicken Recipe Cooks Low & Slow

Copycat Lemon Basil Chicken Salad Recipe That Lauryn Should Approve Of

4-Teaspoon Pan-Seared Chicken Breasts Recipe Is Seasoned Perfectly

Sheet Pan Grilled Vegetables Dinner With Feta: A Vegetarian Dinner With a Whirlwind of Flavors