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Shortbread Cookies

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Makes:72 cookies

With only four ingredients, this is an excellent recipe for beginner bakers. Make them even more delicious by decorating your cookies with cherries, nuts or sprinkles.


2 cups 500 mL butter, softened
1 cup 250 mL sugar
1/4 cup 50 mL corn starch
4 cups 1000 mL Robin Hood® Original All Purpose Flour


  1. Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream butter and sugar in large mixing bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed until light in texture.
  3. Stir in corn starch and flour. Knead well.
  4. Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and roll to 1/4" (6 mm) thickness. Cut in desired shapes.
  5. Sprinkle with coloured sugar or decorate as desired with cherries, nuts, etc.
  6. Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until very lightly browned. (Time will depend on size of cookies.) Cool on wire cooling racks.

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