Herb Butter Cut-Outs Recipe
Herb Butter Cut-Outs Recipe photo by Taste of Home
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Add this flavorful herb butter to your holiday spread for an adorable festive look. It's easy to make using your favorite holiday cookie cutters, and its unique shape is sure to spark conversation. —Taste of Home Test Kitchen
Featured In: Holiday Butters
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling
MAKES:
12 servings
TOTAL TIME:
Prep: 25 min. + chilling

Ingredients

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons fresh minced chives
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper

Directions

In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Spread butter to 1/4-in. thickness on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet; refrigerate until firm.
Cut out butter using a 1-in. cookie cutter; gently transfer to another waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Herb Butter Cut-Outs in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p108

Nutritional Facts

1 each: 67 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 78mg sodium, 0 carbohydrate (0 sugars, 0 fiber), 0 protein.

  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 2 teaspoons fresh minced chives
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh parsley
  • 2 teaspoons minced fresh basil
  • 1/8 teaspoon paprika
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • Dash pepper
  1. In a small bowl, combine all ingredients. Spread butter to 1/4-in. thickness on a waxed paper-lined baking sheet; refrigerate until firm.
  2. Cut out butter using a 1-in. cookie cutter; gently transfer to another waxed paper-lined baking sheet. Refrigerate until firm. Store in an airtight container in the refrigerator or freezer. Yield: about 1 dozen.
Originally published as Herb Butter Cut-Outs in Taste of Home Christmas Annual Annual 2010, p108

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