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Cookie Elf File #274] 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #1: Danish Butter Crunch Bar Cookies
November 20, 2018
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! Now as the holidays get close it’s time for our traditional 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies recipes.

Here we go with Day 1 and Danish Butter Crunch Bar Cookies – an easy bar cookie recipe. Enjoy!

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Feature: 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #1: Danish Butter Crunch Bar Cookies

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Danish Butter Crunch Cookies are a cross between bar cookies and shortbread with nuts layered on top.

I love cutting this cookie into triangles – it’s just a bit different.And with just 6 ingredients, it’s easy to see why this can become one of your favorite easy Christmas cookie recipes.

Prep time: 20 minutes
Bake time: 45-50 minutes
Makes about 4-6 dozen bars, depending on how you cut them

Get the full recipe for Danish Butter Crunch Cookies and get inspired by different shortbread variations on The Elf’s Shortbread Pinterest Board.

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Learn More about Cutting Bar Cookies Faster, Easier

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More Easy Shortbread Christmas Cookie Recipes from The Elf

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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