Shortbread Butter Cookies

Cindy DeRouen

By
@cinderouen

These cookies get eaten up so fast during Christmas. They're so incredibly rich I only make them during the holiday season. I look forward to them every year. If I show up at a family gathering without them, they're asking for them. So now, I always make them.


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Rating:

Serves:

10 people

Prep:

1 Hr

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

2 1/2 c
all purpose flour
1 c
sugar
1 c
butter
1
egg
1 tsp
baking powder
2 Tbsp
orange juice, fresh
1 Tbsp
pure vanilla extract

FROSTING

4 c
powdered sugar
1/2 c
butter
2 tsp
pure vanilla extract
3 1/2 Tbsp
milk

Directions Step-By-Step

1
In large bowl, mix all cookie ingredients until well mixed. Divide dough into 2 halves and cover with saran wrap. Refrigerate for at least 2 hours (overnight is preferred). On lightly floured surface, roll out dough, cut out cookies. Place 1 inch apart and bake for 6-10 minutes in 400 degree oven. Cool completely then frost according to your desired taste.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: French
Other Tag: Heirloom