Cut-Out Vanilla Shortbread Cookies

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Cut-Out Vanilla Shortbread Cookies

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Recipe Data

30
Servings
20min
Prep
1hr
Total

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    Description

    Gather the family and have a cookie decorating night with these easy vanilla-flavored cut-out cookies. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 30
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    1 c.Hy-Vee unsalted butter, cold, cut into cubes
    1 c.Hy-Vee granulated sugar
    2Hy-Vee large eggs
    3 c.Hy-Vee all-purpose flour
    ¾ c.Hy-Vee cornstarch
    ¾ tsp.Hy-Vee salt
    ½ tsp.Hy-Vee baking soda
    1 tsp.Hy-Vee vanilla extract
    Hy-Vee canned frosting, for decorating
    Sprinkles, for decorating
    Colored sugar, for decorating

    Things To Grab

    • Large bowl
    • Electric Mixer
    • Parchment paper
    • Rolling pin
    • Cookie sheets
    • Wire cooling rack

    Directions

    1. Place butter and sugar in a large mixing bowl. Cream, using an electric mixer, until fluffy and combined. Add eggs, one at a time, and beat until incorporated. 

    2. On low speed, mix in flour, cornstarch, salt, and baking soda. Continue beating at low speed for 3 minutes, or until dough comes together. Stir in vanilla. Divide dough in to two portions and cover with plastic wrap. Refrigerate 30 to 60 minutes or until chilled. 

    3. Preheat oven to 375 degrees. Remove dough from refrigerator and roll each portion of dough to 1/4-inch thickness between two sheets of parchment paper. Cut into desired shapes using 3-inch cookie cutters and place on an ungreased cookie sheet. 

    4. Bake 8 to 10 minutes or until cookies are set and light golden brown on the bottoms. Remove cookies from oven and cool completely on a wire cooling rack. Decorate cookies as desired with frosting, sprinkles, and/or colored sugars. 

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    70 Calories per serving
    1 cookie

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 3.5g
    • Cholesterol: 15mg
    • Sodium: 45mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 10g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 0%
    0%
    Calcium 0%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 0%

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    From the week of November 28, 2018