Shortbread Cookie Delight

Step 1: Mix Butter and Icing Sugar

Add butter to the mixing bowl and mix on medium speed. Then slowly add 50% of the icing sugar to the butter and mix. Once the sugar is blended well, add the remaining amount of icing sugar to the butter-sugar mixture. Mix well.

Mean Tip: Start on a low speed and slowly increase to medium speed to mix the icing sugar into the butter.

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Shortbread Cookie Delight
Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins
 
Description

This shortbread cookie delight recipe will guide you on how to prepare the traditional Christmas biscuit. A perfect pair for your tea or coffee break.

Course: Dessert
Servings: 80 cookies
Calories: 69 kcal
Author: Meaneats.com
Ingredients
  • 2 cups salted butter
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla extract
  • sprinkles (optional)
Instructions
  • 1

    Add butter to mixer and mix on med speed. Then add icing sugar half at a time. To mix well, start on low speed and slowly increase to medium speed to mix well.

  • 2

    Once icing sugar and butter is well integrated, add all-purpose flour a little at a time. Mixture should be very soft to the touch.

  • 3

    Scatter flour on the surface and roll out the dough.

  • 4

    Use cookie cutter to cut out the shapes.

  • 5

    Transfer shapes to cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. Roll out the remaining dough and repeat previous steps cutting out more shapes. 

  • 6

    Optional: if you have sprinkles you can decorate them on top to make them look AWESOME!

  • 7

    Preheat over at 325°F and bake for 25 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts
Shortbread Cookie Delight
Amount Per Serving
Calories 69 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 4g 6%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 40mg 2%
Potassium 8mg 0%
Total Carbohydrates 6g 2%
Sugars 1g
Vitamin A 2.8%
Calcium 0.2%
Iron 1.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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This shortbread cookie delight recipe will guide you on how to prepare the traditional Christmas biscuit. A perfect pair for your tea or coffee break.

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