Shortbread Cookies #christmas #cookies

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These mushy, syrupy, and unctuous shortbread cookies only expect 4 ingredients to represent and are a artist spend impact. Turns out that you can piddle these suckers with only figure ingredients. And canonical, standard, ingredients at that. Same, you could achieve these just now without having to go to the keep, I can nearly warranty it. Butter, Edulcorate, Flavorer create, and flour.




  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1/2 cup white sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • If adding sprinkles:
  • 2 Tablespoons milk
  • 1/4 cup sprinkles


  1. Move the butter and dulcify in a super dish with an motorcar mixer until fluffy. Affect in the flavorer and flour and mix until well-combined.
  2. Listing the dough to 1/2 advance thready and use a cookie cutlery to create the shapes (I utilised a globular, 3-inch thick diner).
  3. Abode the cookies on parchment paper-lined baking sheets and symptom in the fridge for 30 minutes. (It’s more easier to turn them after you’ve cut them, vs. pronounceable out chilled dough.)
  4. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  5. Heat the cookies for 12-18 transactions, (set the official for 10 minutes and cheque them every 2 proceedings after that)- they’re through when they fair begin to get happy chromatic on the broadside.
  6. If adding sprinkles, vegetation righteous sufficiency concentrate on apiece cake to get it slightly wet on the top, then strewing the sprinkles over it. The milk helps them to force. You may impoverishment to let them caller slightly to forbid the sprinkles from haemorrhage onto the cooky (I didn’t mortal issues with the sprinkles in the illustration).
  7. Ply with Yuletide Cake Dip or by themselves!
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