Danish Butter Cookies


The best Danish butter cookies! These Danish cookies are buttery, rich in milky and creamy flavors. This easy Danish butter cookie recipe is fail-proof.


  • 125 g (4.4 oz.) unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 35 g (1.2 oz.) powdered sugar
  • 35 g (1.2 oz.) fine sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 100 ml heavy whipping cream
  • 180 g (6.3 oz.) cake flour, sifted


  1. Preheat oven to 180°C (356°F).
  2. In a bowl, mix together butter, powdered sugar, fine sugar and salt. Then, whisk until well combined and fluffy.
  3. Gradually add in the whipping cream in 3 portions, beating on low speed between each addition.
  4. Add the cake flour to the butter mixture. Mix well, pour into a piping bag with a star piping tip.
  5. Pipe out the batter on a lined baking sheet. Danish cookies with star shape.
  6. Bake for 10-12 minutes or until the edges turn slightly brown. DO NOT OVERBAKE. Let cool and store in an airtight container for up to 5 days .