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French butter cookies
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Whole Wheat Sablés

The best french butter cookies. These whole wheat sable cookies with hemp seed cookies are nutty, buttery and lightly sweet.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time14 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack, tea time
Cuisine: French
Servings: 14 cookies


  • ½ cup all purpose flour
  • ½ cup whole wheat flour
  • 1 stick butter softened
  • ¼ cup sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • ¼ cup hempseed hearts


  • Start by creaming the butte, sugar, salt and vanilla together with a hand or stand mixer. This will only take about 1 minute.
  • Once the butter is creamed, scrape the sides and add in the all purpose flour, whole wheat flour and hemp hearts. Mix just until incorporated.
  • Lay a plastic wrap piece flat on the counter top and scrape the sables dough down on it. Roll it into a 6 inch log and refrigerate for an hour.
  • 10 minutes before pulling the cookie log out of the fridge, preheat the oven to 350F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. Place one of the oven wracks in the top ⅓ of the oven and the second one in lower third of the oven.
  • Pull out the cookie dough from the oven and and slice ¼-inch cookies using a sharp knife. Place them on the parchment lined cookie sheet making sure to leave at least 1.5 inch between each cookie. Bake the cookies on the top wrack for 7 minutes, lower the baking sheet to the bottom third of the oven and bake for another 7 minutes.
  • Pull out the cookies and let them cool on the baking sheet for 10 minutes and then. move them to a cool wrack. Enjoy these cookies after they cooled down.