Holiday Shortbread Cookies


By Angelika Hanna


Prep Time: 25 min (+ cooling time)

Bake Time: 20 min.

Yield: Approx. 20 cookies

Cuisine: World Food

Author: Angelika Hanna /Zest4Food


  • 3 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 cup white sugar
  • 1 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • Holiday sprinkles
  • Dark melted chocolate to dip


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit.
  2. In a bowl, mix together butter, sugar, and vanilla extract with an electric mixer.
  3. In a second bowl, sift together the flour and salt.
  4. Add the flour mix gradually to the butter-sugar mixture.
  5. Mix on low speed until the dough starts to come together.
  6. Wrap the dough in plastic and chill for 30 min.
  7. Roll out the dough and cut shapes with holiday cookie cutters of your choice. ( I used a tree shape)
  8. Place the shapes on an…

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