Bon Appetit: Christmas Shortbread Cookies

The Christmas season has officially begun for me after baking these legendary cookies.  They’re simple to make, with endless possibilities for cutting and decorating; and I might add, quite satisfying for a holiday sweet tooth.

Christmas Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients:

2 cups softened butter

1 cup white sugar

4 cups all-purpose flour

2 teaspoons vanilla extract

1 tablespoon icing sugar

Instructions:

1.  Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

2.  Cream softened butter and sugar until fluffy.

3.  Mix in flour.

4.  Stir in vanilla and icing sugar.

5. Form dough into a ball and refrigerate for 30 minutes.

6.  Roll out to 1/2 inch thick; cut cookies into desired shapes.

7.  Bake for 10-12 minutes.

8.  Eat as many as you’d like.

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Enjoy!

xo
Lauren

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