Four Ingredient Vanilla Cookies

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Four Ingredient Vanilla Cookies are a simple and easy cookie from Argentina that tastes delicious on their own or dipped in things!

vanilla cookies with yogurt and berries

Four Ingredient Vanilla Cookies

My amazing younger sister has spent the last year and a half in Argentina being a missionary! A year and a half is a long time to live in a foreign country and she definitely loves and misses the people of Argentina. She showed up yesterday and we pulled out the recipes she brought home with her today. Food is so comforting and a language all its own, isn’t it?

Did I mention when my sister showed up all of her recipes were in Spanish and the measurements in grams?! Perfect timing indeed. I’m bringing you a great Argentine recipe for the most simple yet delicious cookies. The only catch is you must have a kitchen scale because all of the measurements are in grams!

These cookies are super simple four-ingredient vanilla cookies and are perfect dipped in vanilla yogurt. They taste a bit like a soft fortune cookie – sweet and simple with a hint of egg. My kids loved them and they were so easy to make.

The recipe simply calls them “Vainillas”, which is a very fitting name.

a kitchen scale with eggs in a bowl on top

What can I eat with these cookies?

The cookies are great on their own and we loved them dipped in yogurt, but other ways you can enjoy them are to put icing, peanut butter, or even Nutella on top! Their long oval shape also makes them fun to turn into little cookie sandwiches and you can put whipped cream in between them!

 

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Simple Vanilla Cookies


  • Author: Melissa Griffiths - Bless This Mess
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes
  • Cook Time: 10 minutes
  • Total Time: 25 minutes
  • Yield: Makes 9-12 cookies 1x

Description

Four Ingredient Vanilla Cookies are a simple and easy cookie from Argentina that tastes delicious on their own or dipped in things!


Scale

Ingredients

  • 90 grams eggs
  • 60 grams sugar
  • few drops of vanilla
  • 80 grams flour

Instructions

  1. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees.
  2. In a medium bowl whisk the eggs until well beaten. Add the sugar slowly and whisk until the sugar is dissolved and the eggs foamy. Add the vanilla and combine. Measure out the flour and slowly add it to the egg mixture while whisking so that no chunks form. The cookie dough will be like a thick batter in consistency.
  3. Place the dough in a large pastry bag with a large round tip and pipe onto a parchment or baking mat lined cookie sheet. Pipe 4 inch long cookies.
  4. Bake for 8-11 minutes until the cookies are brown around the bottom edge and lightly browned on the top. Remove the pan and allow the cookies to cool. Serve with vanilla pudding if desired.

Notes

If you don’t own a scale you might just want to move on. You could always Google gram to cup conversions, but good luck!

  • Category: dessert
  • Method: baked
  • Cuisine: Argentine

Keywords: cookies, vanilla cookies, vainillas, 4 ingredients, simple cookies

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vanilla cookies next to a bowl of yogurt and berries

vanilla cookies resting on top of a bowl of yogurt

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This post was originally published in 2013 and has been updated in July 2019.

Make some 4 Ingredient Vanilla Cookies with only eggs, vanilla, flour, and sugar, for an easy and delightful treat from Argentina!

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