Shortbread Cut Out Cookies

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Denise Wheatley

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@Denise_Wheatley

This is a recipe my mother-in-law made every year at Christmas and now I carry on the tradition. Christmas wouldn't be the same without these cookies.

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Serves:
24
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
15 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

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  • 1 lb
    butter, softened
  • 1 c
    sugar
  • 4 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 c
    powdered sugar
  • 1/2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 Tbsp
    water or milk

How to Make Shortbread Cut Out Cookies

Step-by-Step

  1. In a large bowl cream butter and sugar. Add flour. If dough is too sticky add small amounts of flour. Dough should be crumbly but still holds together. Put a portion of dough out on a floured surface, roll it out to about ¼ inch thick. Cut with cookie cutters. Poke tops of cookie with a fork. Bake at 325 for 15 minutes or until bottoms are light brown, do not brown tops. Let them cool for about 5 minutes before Make icing with remaining ingredients. Frost and decorate.

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About Shortbread Cut Out Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: American




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