Everyone sees massive round blue tins full of butter cookies around the holidays. Then it takes us until February to eat them all. Royal Dansk, maker of the best holiday butter cookies, has attempted many designs over the years. The current lineup, evolved through years of research, intends to represent the most appealing set of butter cookie designs for the most general demographic.
It almost succeeds. Where are the shortcomings? I've taken the liberty of reviewing each of the Five Core Varieties to save Royal Dansk from another holiday season of almost satisfying their market.