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.

Rating:
☆☆☆☆☆ 0 votes
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

Step-By-Step

1In 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