Butter Cookies are an old tradition. The first cookies that we know of were made around year 1100.
From late 1800’s, most Danish homes were equipped with stoves so everyone could make their own cookies more easily.
The first bakeries were started late 1800’s. Later, approximately 10 bakeries with more sophisticated facilities were established.
Today only a few are left.
Today the Butter Cookies are eaten many different places and on several different occasions: