Lemon-Thyme Shortbread Cookies

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READY IN: 50mins
SERVES: 36
YIELD: 36 cookies
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

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DIRECTIONS

  • Preheat oven to 325°F in a large bowl stir together flour, powdered sugar, cornmeal, thyme, and lemon peel. Drizzle with honey; do not stir. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs and starts to cling. Knead dough until smooth; shape into a ball.
  • On an ungreased cookie sheet, pat mixture into a 9-inch square. Using a pastry wheel or sharp knife, cut into desired shapes; do not separate. If desired, sprinkle with coarse sugar. Bake 24 to 30 minutes or until bottom starts to brown and center is set.
  • Remove from oven. While warm, remove shortbread. Cool completely on cookie sheet on a wire rack. If desired, drizzle honey over each cookie before serving and garnish with thyme sprigs. Makes 36 servings.
  • To Store: Layer cookies between sheets of waxed paper in an airtight container. Store at room temperature for 2-3 days or freeze up to 3 months.
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