Sour Cherry Shortbread Cookies

I received this recipe from a friend. I like to add freshly grated lemon zest.

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1hr 25mins
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  • In large bowl, combine brown sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt; stir well.
  • Add butter and mix with electric mixer on low speed until the mixture is coarse and crumbly.
  • Add cherries and vanilla and mix until the cherries are evenly distributed, 20 to 30 seconds.
  • Scrape half of dough from bowl onto a sheet of parchment paper and roll the dough out ¼ inch thick. Lift parchment paper onto a rimmed baking sheet and cover with plastic wrap. Repeat with remaining piece of dough.
  • Chill both baking sheets in the refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
  • Preheat oven to 325°F Remove baking sheets from the refrigerator. Using a sharp knife or cookie cutter, cut the dough into 2-inch rounds (or shape of your choice).
  • Place cookies on baking sheets. Keep cookies refrigerated until ready to bake.
  • Bake cookies, one sheet at a time, on center rack of oven for 20 to 25 minutes each.
  • Cool on the baking sheet for at least 20 minutes, then dust with confectioners’ sugar.
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  1. swissms
    I received this recipe from a friend. I like to add freshly grated lemon zest.
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