Cinnamon Shortbread Cookies

Recipe by TwirlyGirl
READY IN: 24hrs 45mins
YIELD: 3 dozen




  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees; lightly grease baking sheets.
  • Place flour, cinnamon, and salt in work bowl of food processor; pulse five or six times until blended.
  • Remove to a small bowl.
  • Process butter and brown sugar about 30 seconds, scraping down sides once or twice, until light and fluffy.
  • Add egg yolk and process about 10 seconds to blend.
  • Add flour mixture and pulse six to eight times, just until blended.
  • Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill at least one hour or overnight (Dough may also be frozen up to a month).
  • Roll out dough, half at a time, to 1/8-inch thick.
  • Cut with cookie cutter and place cookies two inches apart on baking sheets.
  • Sprinkle with sugar.
  • Bake seven to eight minutes until firm and just beginning to darken at edges.
  • Cool on wire racks.