How To Make Buttery Shortbread Cookies
Give in to your cravings with these shortbread cookies that are rich and buttery. Also, it only takes a few minutes to make a batch of these cookies!
- 1½cupswhite sugar
- ½cupconfectioners’ sugar
- 3cupsall-purpose flour,divided
- ¼cupwhite sugar,or as needed
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.
Beat butter, white sugar, and confectioners’ sugar together in a bowl using an electric mixer until smooth and creamy; mix in cornstarch and 2 cups of flour.
Make a well in the center of the dough; add egg and mix well. Knead the remaining 1 cup flour into the dough using your hands until dough pulls away from the sides of the bowl.
Roll dough into walnut-sized balls. Pour the additional white sugar into a bowl; dip top of each ball in sugar.
Arrange balls on a baking sheet. Slightly flatten each ball using the bottom of a drinking glass.
Bake in the preheated oven until edges of cookies are lightly browned, about 5 minutes.
Cool in the pans for 5 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.
- Calories: 140.78kcal
- Fat: 7.83g
- Saturated Fat: 4.90g
- Trans Fat: 0.31g
- Monounsaturated Fat: 2.03g
- Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.34g
- Carbohydrates: 16.95g
- Fiber: 0.23g
- Sugar: 8.53g
- Protein: 1.01g
- Cholesterol: 23.67mg
- Sodium: 2.81mg
- Calcium: 4.08mg
- Potassium: 12.12mg
- Iron: 0.40mg
- Vitamin A: 66.13µg
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