Cookie Dough for Totoro Buns

Cookie Dough for Totoro Buns

This is the right amount for baking 12 Totoro buns. The steps are the same as making usual cookie dough!!

Ingredients: for 12 Totoro buns

Cake flour (Combine with baking powder, and sift)
120 g
Unsalted butter
40 g
50 g
Egg yolk
Baking powder
1/2 teaspoon
15 ml, Adjust the amount as checking the dough.
Vanilla essence
as needed


1. Cream the butter with a butter spatula. Add sugar and mix well.
2. Add the egg yolk and mix, and add the vanilla essence.
3. Add the flour and baking powder, and mix briefly. Add the milk while mixing to bring the mixture together.
4. Divide the dough into 12 pieces. Shape them into balls, and wrap with plastic film. Store in the refrigerator.

Story Behind this Recipe

For the belly of Totoro bun, cookie dough would be better! I tried to figure out the appropriate amount for the buns.