Sweet Pretzel Butter Cookies

Sweet Pretzel Butter Cookies

Sweet Pretzel Butter Cookies
An egg wash before baking is the secret to the gorgeous golden color of these pretzel-shaped butter cookies. Get the recipe for Sweet Pretzel Butter Cookies »Helen Rosner

An egg wash before baking is the secret to the gorgeous golden color of these pretzel-shaped butter cookies, adapted from Maida Heatter's Brand-New Book of Great Cookies. A sprinkle of sanding sugar adds sparkle and a bit of crunch.