Aunt Florrie's Shortbread Cookies

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Total Time
20 mins
25 mins

This is a classic family recipe that we use as either a "make into balls and squish them" recipe or a roll out and get out the fancy cookie cutters recipe.

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  1. Cream the butter and vanilla together.
  2. Add in and mix the cornstarch to the butter mixture.
  3. Add the icing sugar to the butter/cornstarch mixture.
  4. Beat well until well combined and fluffy.
  5. Add the flour and beat well until combined and fluffy.
  6. Make into two balls of dough to work with, if you are going to use cookie cutters.
  7. Roll to 1/4 inch thick, or make into small balls to press with a fork or small cookie press.
  8. Bake at 325 degrees F, for 20-25minutes (reduce time if small cookies).