Simple Shortbread Cookies

by

Fresco

Posted May 3, 2022 (Last updated May 3, 2022)

Serves

8

Total Time

57mins

Calories

439

Try our traditional shortbread cookie recipe. These sweet and crumbly treats are delicious with fruit compotes. Flavorings such as vanilla, lemon zest or spices can easily be added as desired.

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    Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter250 g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar100 g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour250 g
  • Cornstarch icon
    Cornstarch125 g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugaras needed
    Method

  • 1. Line a clean baking sheet with parchment paper
  • 2. Add unsalted butter and granulated sugar to a clean stand mixer bowl
  • 3. Cream together until light and fluffy
  • 4. Add all purpose flour and cornstarch to a clean medium bowl
  • 5. Sift dry ingredients into dough bit by bit
  • 6. Knead gently until mixture comes together
  • 7. Wrap with plastic wrap
  • 8. Chill in fridge - 30 min
  • 9. Pre-heat oven - 170°C / 340°F
  • 10. Roll out on lightly-floured surface
  • 11. Cut out the cookies
  • 12. Place dough on baking sheet
  • 13. Bake until golden brown - 12 min, 170°C / 340°F
  • 14. Let cool - approx 5 min
  • 15. Transfer onto cooling rack
  • 16. Dust with powdered sugar

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