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shortbread cookies

★★★★☆ 3
a recipe by
shari wood
Oklahoma City, OK

My friend, Rod, made the best shortbread cookies I had ever tasted. He is a chef. He shared his recipe with me! Yeah!

★★★★☆ 3
prep time 25 Min
cook time 15 Min

Ingredients For shortbread cookies

  • 3/4 lb
  • 1 c
    confectioners sugar
  • 3 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 tsp

How To Make shortbread cookies

  • 1
    Cream butter and confectioners sugar together until light in color. Add flour and salt. Add vanilla and blend thoroughly.
  • 2
    On lightly floured surface roll out dough approximately 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. (thickness depends on preference)
  • 3
    Cut dough into shapes with cookie cutters. Place on baking sheet. Sprinkle with granulated sugar. Place cut cookies on cookie sheet in refrigerator or freezer for 7-10 minutes. Preheat oven to 340* degrees. Bake directly from cold storage for approximately 18 minutes. Cookies should NOT be brown on top. Cooking time may vary depending on thickness of dough.

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