Quick and Easy Easter Shortbread Cutout Cookies
Recipe type: dessert
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Serves: 15-20
  • Cookies:
  • 1 cup soft salted butter
  • ½ cup powdered sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 cups flour
  • Icing:
  • 2 cups powdered sugar (more as needed to get the consistency you like)
  • ½ teaspoon almond extract
  • ⅓ cup milk
  • food coloring (optional)
  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line pans with parchment paper.
  2. Mix butter, sugar, vanilla and flour in large bowl until it all comes together.
  3. sprinkle some flour or powdered sugar on the counter and roll out the dough to about ¼ inch thickness. If it's too sticky just sprinkle with a little flour or powdered sugar.
  4. Cut out and place on cookie sheet.
  5. Bake 12-14 mins or until the edges just start to get lightly golden. Cooking time may vary a little depending on how thick and how large the cut out is. Cool.
  6. Mix icing ingredients and dip cookies in icing.
Recipe by THE SEMISWEET SISTERS at http://www.thesemisweetsisters.com/2019/03/26/quick-and-easy-easter-shortbread-cutout-cookies/