Melt-in-Your-Mouth Shortbread Cookies | Recipes

Melt-in-Your-Mouth Shortbread Cookies

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Makes:about 50 cookies
Freezing:excellent

Does it get any sweeter than classic shortbread cookies? With a soft, crumbly texture that just melts in your mouth, these cookies can be enjoyed as is or enhanced with a variety of flavours and decorations.

Ingredients

Shortbread

2 cups 500 mL butter, softened
1 cup 250 mL granulated sugar
3 ¼ cups 800 mL Robin Hood® Original All Purpose Flour
½ cup 125 mL cornstarch

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  2. Cream butter in a large bowl with an electric mixer on medium-high speed until very light in texture, about 5 minutes.
  3. Add sugar and continue beating until sugar is completely combined, about 2 to 3 minutes.
  4. Combine flour and cornstarch in a separate large bowl. Add to butter mixture and mix with an electric mixer on low speed until just combined.
  5. Place ball of dough by heaping  tbsp (15 mL) on prepared baking sheets 2” (5 cm) apart.  Press down with a fork.
  6. Bake in preheated oven 20 to 25 minutes or until bottoms are lightly golden.  Remove cookies from baking sheet and cool on wire racks.

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