Recipes for One: No Egg, No Milk Butter Cookies
Easy Small Batch Butter Cookies
This recipe is adapted to make a small amount of cookies.
It's great for when it's just you and you need a quick sugar fix or you just
don't want a lot of leftovers.
This quick cookie recipe is also eggless and milkless for those looking
for vegetarian recipes or anyone short on ingredients.
for One (or Two)
4 Tablespoons Butter or Margarine
3 Tablespoons Granulated Sugar
1/2 Teaspoon Vanilla Extract (optional)
6 Tablespoons Flour
A Pinch (1/16 TSP) Baking Soda
Cream (mix) butter, sugar and vanilla together.
Add flour and soda. Mix well. Dough will be heavy.
Drop by spoonfuls onto baking sheet, press slightly with the back of a
spoon or fork.
Bake in a 375 degree oven for about 10 minutes.
Makes about 8 to 10 cookies.
NOTES: You can mix this recipe
up in a small
with a fork for quick and
easy cleanup. -- And it's safe to lick the spoon!
For a crispier cookie, use 3 tablespoons of butter (or margarine)
instead of 4 tablespoons.
Since it is a small recipe you can also bake this in your toaster oven!
Using margarine instead of butter will also work,
but the taste
will change. Try a few drops of butter extract to make up for
the lost flavor.
Since this recipe has no eggs, you can use it for a quick
cookie dough sugar fix! Or use a melon ball scoop or small
spoon to create cookie dough bits for sprinkling over ice cream or as an
ingredient in other dessert recipes.
Easy and Creative Eggless, Milkless
Almond cookies: Instead of
vanilla extract use
the same amount of almond
extract. Add an almond sliver to the center of each cookie
Cookie for One Recipe Variations
Nutty Cookies: If you have
them, add up to a
tablespoon of finely chopped walnuts, almonds or other nuts.
Add a festive touch:
colored sugar just after they come out of the oven. Their
will make the sugar slightly melt and adhere to the top. Try
and green sugars for Christmas, silver or clear and blue sugars for
Hanukah or orange and black sugars for Halloween!
Confectioner's Sugar: A fine
confectioner's sugar after baking adds a nice touch too.
Chocolate Chips: Add up to 2
mini or regular chocolate chips, coarsly chopped chocolate or other
Luck and Happy Cooking!
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