Michelle Obama's Shortbread Cookies

Recipe by Starrynews
READY IN: 1hr 5mins
YIELD: 6 dozen
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 325 degree F. Line a 17 x 12 x 1-inch baking pan with nonstick foil.
  • Cream together butter and 1-1/2 cups of the sugar, and then add egg yolks, beating mixture until smooth.
  • Beat in Amaretto and zest, before stirring in flour and salt.
  • Spread dough evenly into pan, making it smooth and flat as possible.
  • Brush top of dough with egg white; sprinkle with remaining 2 tablespoons sugar. Bake at 325 degree F for 25 minutes or until brown.
  • Turn off oven and allow cookies to sit in oven, with door ajar, for 15 minutes. Cut while slightly warm.
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