Whipped Shortbread Cookies
Whipped shortbread cookies are a Santa-approved combination of rich buttery flavor and a crumbly melt-in-your-mouth texture that is simply irresistible.
Servings 30 Cookies
- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup confectioners' sugar
- 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- nonpareils or jimmies
Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
In the bowl of a standup mixer, fitted with the paddle attachment, cream together butter, confectioners sugar, vanilla, and salt on medium speed for 8 minutes.
Mix in the flour, just until incorporated. Do not overmix.
Roll the dough into 1-inch balls and place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Lightly press the cookies with a fork. Sprinkle with nonpareils.
Bake for 20-22 minutes or until bottoms are lightly golden. Allow cookies to cool on baking sheet for 5 minutes then remove to wire racks and cool completely.
Serving: 1cookie | Calories: 101kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 6g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Cholesterol: 16mg | Sodium: 11mg | Potassium: 11mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 4g | Vitamin A: 189IU | Calcium: 3mg | Iron: 1mg