Basic Shortbread Cookies

Recipe by Heidi Swanson
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READY IN: 1hr 8mins
YIELD: 1 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Beat butter at medium speed until creamy; gradually add sugar, beating well.
  • Stir in vanilla.
  • Combine flour and salt, gradually add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended.
  • Roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness on a lightly floured surface.
  • Cut with 2 1/2 inch round cutter or Christmas cookie cutter.
  • Place 2 inches apart on an ungreased baking sheet.
  • Bake at 275 for 50 minutes, or until bottoms begin to brown. Cool 2 minutes on baking sheet; remove to wire rack to cool completely.
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