Cinnamon Dusted Shortbread

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Sea Sun

By
@Seasun

I recently found this recipe in a book and gave it a try, though I have altered it so it's now mine. :-)

This cookie tastes like a very light, slightly delicate shortbread cookie dipped in cinnamon sugar. They literally melt in your mouth!

I made the batch last night and this morning there are only a few left!

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
Makes 24 cookies
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

  • 1/2 c
    butter (softened)
  • 1/2 c
    shortening
  • 11 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    almond extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    water
  • 2 c
    flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    salt
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp
    cinnamon

How to Make Cinnamon Dusted Shortbread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. In a medium mixing bowl, cream butter, shortening, almond extract, water and 5 tablespoons of sugar.
  2. Sift together flour and salt and add to butter mixture. Incorporate into a soft dough.
  3. Roll into balls using a generous 1 tablespoon of dough for each. Flatten with bottom of cup dipped in sugar.
  4. Bake for 16-18 minutes or until golden.
  5. In a small mixing bowl, combing remaining sugar and cinnamon. While cookies are still warm, toss gently, one at a time, in cinnamon sugar mixture.

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About Cinnamon Dusted Shortbread

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Sugar
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: For Kids



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