Shortbread Cookies / Holiday Cookies / Christmas Cookies !!!

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All-purpose flour – 1 /2 cups (120 grams)

Salted butter, room temperature – 1/2 cup (1 sticks) (120 grams)

Powdered (confectioners or icing) sugar – 2 tbsp (30 grams)

Pure vanilla extract – 1 tsp


  • In a separate bowl using a hand mixer / wooden spatula, beat the butter until smooth and creamy (about 1 minute).

  • Now add the sugar and beat until smooth (about 2 minutes). Add the vanilla extract.

  • After that add the flour to the butter mixture and gently stir until incorporated.

  • Flatten the dough into a disk shape, wrap it in plastic wrap, and keep it in refrigerate the dough for at least an hour or until firm.

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (177 degrees C) with the rack in the middle of the oven.

  • Line the baking sheets with parchment paper.

  • Now dust some flours on surface, roll out the dough into a 1/4 inch thick circle.

  • Cut into rounds or other shapes using a lightly floured cookie cutter.

  • Place on the prepared baking sheets and place in the refrigerator for about 15 minutes

  • Bake for 8 – 10 minutes, or until cookies are very lightly browned. Cool on a wire rack

  • Serve and enjoy it !!!


  • Refrigerating the dough – helps to firm up the dough, so the cookies will maintain their shape when baked.

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