Whipped Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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Light and fluffy shortbread with sprinkles, perfect for Christmas entertaining and holiday parties.
Ingredients

1 lb. soft unsalted butter (no substitutions)
1 cup cornstarch
1 cup icing sugar
3 cups all-purpose flour
1 tsp vanilla extract
Festive sprinkles

Directions

Step 1: Preheat oven to 350ºF.

Step 2: Sift all dry ingredients. Place butter and dry ingredients in mixer, with a paddle attachment on low speed mix to smooth paste. Increase speed to high and whip for 10 minutes.

Step 3: Pipe or drop dough by spoonfuls onto parchment lined baking sheet, immediately top with festive sprinkles. Bake for 10 minutes or until very light golden in colour.

Step 4: Cool on wire racks and serve. Can be stored airtight for several days.


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Photographer:
Virginia Macdonald
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