Count down is on 13 days left till Christmas! Yestrday i went to Michaels to get some baking supplies for the hoildays that are coming up. I got 5 types of candy melts and tons of sprinkles and other cool stuff. Next Friday thank godness i will be getting 2 weeks off! Yay- You know what that means? Baking time! Yup that’s right i will be baking cupcakes,cake pops,cake,cookies and more! Anyhow i made Shortbread cookies today and they taste deicious! They are great for the hoildays. Here is the recipe if you are intersted in making them.
Preparation time: 5 minutes
Cooking time: 18 minutes
1 cup unsalted butter at room temperature
1/2 cup plus 2 Tbsp icing sugar
1/4 cup cornstarch or rice flour
1 1/2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 teaspoon vanilla extract
1.Preheat oven to 350 °F. Beat butter until light and fluffy. Sift in icing sugar and beat again until fluffy, scraping down sides of the bowl often. Sift in cornstarch or rice flour and blend in. Sift in all purpose flour and salt and mix until dough comes together (it will be soft). Stir in vanilla.
2.Spoon large teaspoonfuls of cookie dough (or use a small ice cream scoop) onto an un-greased cookie sheet, leaving 2 inches between cookies and bake for 18 to 20 minutes, until bottoms brown lightly. Remove from cookie sheet to cool.