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Since these sublime cookies rely on butter for much of their flavor, use the best quality creamery butter you can find.

Source: Martha Stewart Living, May 1995
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For decorative effect, pierce the top of each cookie to resemble buttonholes and sprinkle them with raw turbinado sugar before baking. The dough can be made a day or two in advance and can be frozen in an airtight container for up to a month.

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  • Miss Caroline
    13 MAY, 2014
    Wonderful cookies. I added some orange extract and cardamom to them, which was a lovely addition! I also put the dough in the freezer for about 15 minutes because I did not want to wait an hour for it to firm, which worked fine for me.
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  • MS11079828
    26 JAN, 2014
    I made theses cookies for the Holidays in 2013 and gave them away in a cookie gift box, everybody loved them! So i wondered how would they taste if i made half chocolate and haft plain old butter cookie? Well it came out looking like a chocolate, butter swirl cookie and my family loved them! I will be using this recipe for the Holidays in 2014 as gifts. I wish this web site allowed you to upload the recipes that we made from Martha Stewart so that we may show off our creations.
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  • MS10698984
    28 AUG, 2012
    simply yummy
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  • suefromTexas
    21 JUN, 2011
    I love this cookie. none better!
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  • spoole79
    9 FEB, 2011
    Has anyone had a problem with the cookies spreading out and loosing their shape?
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  • jennchristensen
    15 DEC, 2010
    This will be the 4th year that I've included these scrumptious cookies in my Christmas cookie giveaways. They're personally my favorite, so I always factor in extras for myself! They really are a great choice - charming and yummy.
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  • Graybear
    30 SEP, 2008
    My guests thought they were from a bakery... they were amazed that I made them considering I am 'new' to baking.
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  • MS112607397
    5 SEP, 2008
    Wonderful, delicious and elegant looking. Gone before I knew it !!! buddyone
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