Shortbread Christmas Cookies

Shortbread cookies are simple and classic buttery cookies that melt in your mouth. These easy cookies are made using a cookie press to create perfect holiday bites. High-quality butter and vanilla will produce the best results.

Shortbread cookies are simple and classic buttery Christmas cookies that melt in your mouth. These easy cookies are made using a cookie press to create perfect holiday bites.

Shortbread cookies are a butter based cookie that will literally melt in your mouth! I use a cookie press to make these cookies so they do look similar to a Spritz Cookie. The texture and flavor are different as spritz cookies generally contain an egg while shortbread does not.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter , softened
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • 6 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/8 teaspoon salt
  • 1 1/4 cups all purpose flour

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter, vanilla & powdered sugar on medium until mixed.
  2. Add in cornstarch and flour. Beat just until combined.
  3. Place dough into cookie press and press onto an ungreased pan (Or you can make small balls about 3/4″ and press flat with fork). Add sprinkles or colored sugar if desired.
  4. Bake 9-11 minutes or just until done. Immediately transfer to a wire rack to cool.
  5. for more information https://www.spendwithpennies.com/grandmas-shortbread-cookies-cookie-press/