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CRUMBL Kentucky Butter Cake Cookies
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4.97 from 27 votes

Crumbl inspired Kentucky Butter Cake Cookies

These CRUMBL inspired Kentucky butter cake cookie are the best butter cookies you'll ever make! They are melt in your mouth delicious, topped with a smooth butter sauce and sprinkled with powdered sugar.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time25 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: CRUMBL cookies, CRUMBL kentucky butter cake cookies, Kentucky butter cake cookies
Servings: 6 cookies
Calories: 373kcal


Butter sauce


  • Preheat the oven to 350F then line a baking sheet with parchement papert and set aside.
  • Cream the butter, granulated sugar, and brown sugar together in a stand mixer then add in the egg and vanilla extract and mix again to combine.
  • Add in the flour, baking powder, and salt and mix until the flour mixture disappears.
  • Using a medium cookie scooper, scoop out 6 equally sized cookie dough balls and roll them between the palm of your hands. place them on the baking sheet and gently press them down to about 2 cm in thickness. Bake the cookies in the preheated oven for 10 minutes.

Make the butter sauce

  • While the cookie are still in the oven, melt the butter, powdered sugar, water, and vanilla extract in a small saucepan over medium low heat. Continuously stir the mixture until the sugar is fully dissolved. Make sure not to boil the butter sauce.
  • Remove the pan from the stove top and let it sit for about 5 minutes to thicken up a little.
  • Using a pastry brush, brush each warm cookie with the butter sauce and then top with a light sprinkle of powdered sugar once the glaze has set and enjoy.


Calories: 373kcal | Carbohydrates: 44g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 78mg | Sodium: 348mg | Potassium: 56mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 627IU | Calcium: 57mg | Iron: 2mg