Shortbread Cookies


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These tasty shortbread cookies make the perfect gift for the holiday season! Get your favorite cookie cutters out and go crazy!

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Time needed

20 min preparation + 20 min cooking

Serving Size / Yield

2 dozen


  • 3/4 C. butter or margarine, softened
  • 1/4 C. sugar
  • 2 C. all-purpose flour

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Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Stir butter and sugar until well mixed. Stir in flour. If dough crumbles mix in an extra tablespoon of butter.

Roll dough 1/2-inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut into small shapes with knife or use cookie cutters. On ungreased cookie sheet, place shapes 1/2 inch apart.

Bake about 20 minutes or until set. Immediately transfer cookies to a wire rack.

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