Shortbread cookies is delicious buttery and simple cookies which you can make for your little ones. It is very versatile and can be customized to your preference. What i did is i made a double batch of this dough and made a variety of cookies just to show you the different versions, Will soon share all those one by one..
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This cookies is plain and simple. You can use any shape cookie cutter to cut out cookies. You can even dip the cookies in melted chocolate and serve.
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you...
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Chilling Time : 1 hour
Baking Time : 15 mins
Makes : 24 cookies
All Purpose Flour / Maida - 1 3/4 cup / 210 grams
Sugar - 1/2 cup / 100 grams (powdered)
Unsalted Butter - 150 grams (soft)
Vanilla Essence - 1 tsp
Salt - a pinch
(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)
Take butter, sugar in a bowl and cream till fluffy.
Add in vanilla, salt and mix well.
Add in flour and mix well to form a dough. Wrap this in cling wrap and chill in fridge for 1 hour.
Now roll this dough between two sheets of parchment paper or cling wrap.
Use cookie cutter to cut out shapes. Pop this cut cookies in fridge for 15 mins.
Preheat oven to 180 degree C / 350 degree F.
Now arrange it in a baking pan lined with parchment and bake for 12 to 15 mins depending on the thickness of the rolled cookies.
The cookies should get light golden around the edges.
Now remove from oven and let it cool for 5 mins.
Remove and cool it on a wire rack completely.
Store in a air tight container.
|take soft butter in a bowl|
|add powdered sugar|
|cream this really well|
|mix till creamy|
|mix well to form a soft dough|
|place the dough in plastic wrap|
|cover it well and pop it in fridge for 1 hour|
|now remove it and roll it between plastic wrap|
|place a plastic sheet on top|
|roll it out|
|remove the wrap|
|take your cookie cutters, i used small ones|
|cut out cookies|
|i popped the cookies in fridge for 15 to 20 mins|
|arrange it in a baking sheet|
|bake till done|