shortbead cookies

★★★★★ 1 Review
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By Sharon Perez
from Aiea, HI

I love shortbread cookies-this recipes is just a little different with the cornstarch and egg yolk but the end result is a tender, flakey, flavorful cookie-it is one of my favorites. At Christmas or other special occasions I dip them in chocolate.

★★★★★ 1 Review
serves Makes 2 dozen cookies

Ingredients For shortbead cookies

  • 1 c
    butter, softened
  • 3/4 c
    sugar
  • 1
    egg yolk
  • 1 1/2 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 c
    corn starch
  • 1/4 tsp
    salt

How To Make shortbead cookies

  • 1
    Place butter and sugar in bowl of stand mixer. Combine on low speed. (about 30 seconds.
  • 2
    Add yolk, then flour, corn starch, and salt on low speed. Mix just until the dough comes together (1-2 minute.
  • 3
    Wrap dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate 30 minutes or more.
  • 4
    Roll dough out to 1/4 inches thick. Shape in pan or cut into desired shapes.
  • 5
    Place on cookie sheet and chill for one hour.
  • 6
    Bake at 275 degrees for 30 minutes

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