These Shortbread Cookies are literally melt in your mouth and require just 3 ingredients. You can have them anytime of the year.
Prep Time 10minutes
Cook Time 30minutes
Total Time 40minutes
Servings 18( makes 36 cookies )
Author Chichi Uguru
1/4cupwhite sanding sugar( optional)
1tspbutter flavor( optional)
Preheat oven to 350ºF
Line you 15 by 10 inch cookie sheet with parchment paper making sure it overlaps
With a hand mixer or stand mixer, mix the butter and sugar till fluffy then Mix in the butter and vanilla flavor.
Add the flour in two batches. Mix in the first batch then add the second batch and mix till just combined. Do not over mix
With your hand bring the dough together to form a ball.
Transfer to the lined baking pan and press down dough till it takes the shape of the pan.
You can use a small rolling pin to roll over the top to smoothen it or you use a fondant smoother to try to make sure it’s evenly pressed down.
Put in the oven and allow to bake for about 20 mins bring it out and use a knife and slice it through to the finger size you want I got 36 shortbread fingers. Then prick surface lightly with fork. Sprinkle white sanding sugar all over surface.
Put back in the oven and allow to bake for another 10 to 12 mins or until edges are golden brown. Turn off heat of the oven and allow cookies cool in the oven with the door ajar.
After about 10 mins with the help of the overlapping parchment paper, lift out the cookies from the pan. Enjoy with warm milk.