Whipped Shortbread Cookies
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Recipe type: Christmas
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Serves: 24
 
Ingredients
  • 1 lb of butter (2 cups/1 block)
  • 1 cup of corn starch
  • 2¾ cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar (white icing sugar)
  • Glazed cherries, halved
Instructions
  1. Whip soft butter in an electric mixer until creamy.
  2. Add corn starch and continue mixing until completly blended.
  3. Add in the icing sugar next and mix well.
  4. Add flour gradually and whip until all ingredients have a thick whipped texture.
  5. Drop 1 tsp of batter for each cookie onto an ungreased cookie sheet and place a half cherry in the middle.
  6. Bake in oven on 325 F. for approximately 7 minutes or until just lightly golden brown on the bottom edges of the cookies.
  7. Using a thin cookie metal spatula, carefully remove the cookies from the baking sheet and let cool on a rack or wax paper. These cookies break apart easily, be extra careful.
  8. Cool completely before storing. These cookies freeze well.
Recipe by This Lil Piglet at https://thislilpiglet.net/2011/11/whipped-shortbread-cookies/