Un Kurabiyesi - Melt in the Mouth Turkish Shortbread Cookies!

Recipe by Um Safia
READY IN: 30mins
YIELD: 25 cookies




  • Preheat the oven to 160c.
  • In a medium sized mixing bowl, cream 1/2 a cup of the icing sugar, the butter & the vanilla.
  • Sift the flour and the baking powder, slowly add to the creamed butter. Mix well with a wooden spoon.
  • One thoroughly combined, roll a teaspoonful of the dough at a time into balls. Place the balls on a baking tray lined with parchment or baking paper.
  • Bake for 15-20 minutes, they should be cooked through - firm - but remain pale in colour.
  • Dust the shortbread straight from the oven with some of the remaining icing sugar (sieved).
  • Allow to cool, then just before serving dust again with the rest of the icing sugar.