Italian Walnut Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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Italian Walnut Shortbread Cookies

Deneece Gursky

By
@Smokeygirlxo

This is another recipe i got from an aunt of mine. She makes so many cookies during the holidays. and i love each and every one of them : ) This is a delicious little shortbread cookie with walnuts adding to the yumminess.


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Ingredients

1/2 c confectioners sugar
1 c butter, at room temp (should be soft)
1 t vanilla (i use extract not flavor)
2 c flour
1/4 t baking powder
1/2 c ground walnuts
chocolate for dipping or drizzling

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Beat your butter and sugar together in a large bowl until fluffy. Add your vanilla and blend in well.
2
In seperate bowl sift your flour and baking soda together. Add this to the butter mix and mix in just until incorporated.
3
Stir in ground walnuts by hand.
4
Roll dough into a ball and place in bowl covered with saran wrap. Refrigerate for at least two to three hours
5
Once dough has been refrigerated. Roll it out onto a floured surface to about 1/4 inch in thickness. Using your favorite cookie cutters cut dough into shapes.
6
Place shaped dough onto cookie sheet lined with parchment paper. and bake in preheated 300 degree oven for 20 to 25 minutes. Cookies should not be allowed to brown up.
7
Remove from oven and cool. Once cool you can drizzle with chocolate, dip half in chocolate or dip entire cookie. Or simply eat them as is!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Regional Style: Italian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtag: #walnut