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.
Monster Cookies without Flour
Chocolate Fudge Cookies
Coloured Ghee Cookies
Glazed Chocolate Cookies
Custard Powder Cookies
Honey Walnut Cookies
M&Ms Chocolate Chips Cookies
Oatmeal Raisan Cookies
Hope you will give this a try and let me know how it turns out for you…
Preparation Time: 10 mins
Chilling Time : 1 to 2 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
Orange Zest – from 2 oranges
Cranberries – 1 cup chopped
(My 1 cup measures 240 ml)
Preheat oven to 180 degree C / 350 degree F.
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.
Add in orange zest and cranberries and mix well.
Shape this in a log and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill this in fridge for 2 hours.
Now remove from fridge, slice them into 2 cm cookies.
Arrange it in a parchment lined baking tray.
Bake for 12 to 15 mins.
Now remove from oven and let it cool for 10 mins.
Arrange it in a cooling rack and cool completely. Store in a air tight jar.
|take soft butter in a bowl|
|add powdered sugar|
|cream this really well|
|mix till creamy|
|mix well to form a soft dough|
|grate over orange zest|
|roll it into log|
|wrap it in plastic wrap|
|chill for couple of hours|
|now remove from fridge|
|arrange it in a baking pan|