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 is one of the fun cookie you can make for your kids or with your kids. You have to use hard candies to fill the center. You can use poppins or any breakable hard candies.
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 : 20 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
Coloured Hard Candies as needed
(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 round shape. Now use a small cookie cutter to cut out middle round.
Preheat oven to 180 degree C / 350 degree F.
Now arrange it in a baking pan lined with parchment and bake for 7 to 8 mins till it is half cooked.
Now remove the cookies from oven, sprinkle the candies into the small cut out holes.
Pop it back in oven and bake for 5 more mins.
The cookies should get light golden around the edges.
Now remove from oven and let it cool for 10 mins.
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 lets make the candy crumb|
|i used these hard candies, you can use any hard candies|
|bash the candies into crumbles|
|Now take the dough|
|roll it out|
|cut it using a cutter|
|now use a small cutter to cut out the middle portion|
|arrange it in a baking pan and bake|
|now it is partially baked|
|sprinkle the candies in the middle|
|pop it into the oven and bake for little longer|
|now the candies are melted|
|leave to cool for 10 mins. now the candies have harden|