Holiday Shortbread

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Melissa Williamson

By
@georgiagirl48

My family and friends loves my shortbread and I make them for Christmas and it is so easy to make shortbread and it is so delicious to dip in coffee or milk. We love it!!

Rating:

★★★★★ 1 vote

Comments:
Serves:
16 cookies
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
25 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 c
    (2 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1 c
    granulated sugar
  • 2 1/4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1
    egg white
  • 1/2 c
    sliced almonds
  • 1/4 c
    red and / or green tinted sugar

How to Make Holiday Shortbread

Step-by-Step

  1. Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13 × 9-inch baking pan.

    Combine butter and granulated sugar in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer set at low speed until creamy.

    Add flour to butter mixture and mix well. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla extract. Spread in prepared baking pan.

    Beat egg white in a small bowl until foamy. Spread on top of dough with a pastry brush. Sprinkle the almonds and tinted sugar on top.

    Bake until lightly browned, about 25 minutes. Cool in the pan on a wire rack. Cut into squares.

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About Holiday Shortbread

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy




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