Buttery Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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Ella Published: December 16, 2020 Modified: September 28, 2021
Buttery Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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!

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 5 minutes
Cool Time: 5 minutes
Total: 30 minutes

Serves:

Ingredients

  • 2cupsbutter,softened
  • cupswhite sugar
  • ½cupconfectioners’ sugar
  • 1cupcornstarch
  • 3cupsall-purpose flour,divided
  • 1egg
  • ¼cupwhite sugar,or as needed

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

  2. 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.

  3. 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.

  4. Roll dough into walnut-sized balls. Pour the additional white sugar into a bowl; dip top of each ball in sugar.

  5. Arrange balls on a baking sheet. Slightly flatten each ball using the bottom of a drinking glass.

  6. Bake in the preheated oven until edges of cookies are lightly browned, about 5 minutes.

  7. Cool in the pans for 5 minutes before removing to cool completely on a wire rack.

Nutrition

  • 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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