Portuguese Butter Cookies

READY IN: 40minsYIELD: 9 Dozen

INGREDIENTS

  • 2cupssugar
  • 2 14 cupsbutter, room temperature
  • 5tablespoonsvegetable oil
  • 1teaspoonsalt
  • 5largeeggs, room temperature
  • 1cup 35% heavy cream
  • 10cupsall-purpose flour
  • 1 12 tablespoonsbaking powder
  • sugar, for rolling
  • NUTRITION INFO

    Serving Size: 1 (2744) g

    Servings Per Recipe:1

    Calories: 1283.4

    Calories from Fat 606 g 47 %

    Total Fat 67.4 g 103 %

    Saturated Fat 37.3 g 186 %

    Cholesterol 261.6 mg 87 %

    Sodium 897.8 mg 37 %

    Total Carbohydrate151.9 g 50 %

    Dietary Fiber 3.8 g 15 %

    Sugars 44.9 g 179 %

    Protein 18.9 g 37 %

    DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat the oven to 325°F.
  • In a large mixing bowl, combine the sugar, salt, butter and oil and beat for a minute.
  • Add the eggs and beat until well combined. Mix in the heavy cream and beat for another minute.
  • Switch the beater to a dough hook, then add the flour and baking powder.Mix for a couple of minutes until the dough is firm.
  • Cover and let dough rest for 5 minutes.
  • Line baking sheets with parchment paper.Take pieces of dough and roll into balls then roll in sugar. Place the dough balls on the baking sheets 2" apart, then flatten using a glass.Lightly press shapes onto the cookies using small cookie cutters or any other items with patterns.
  • Bake for approximately 20 minutes, or until the cookies are lightly coloured. Remove to a cooling rack.
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