These cookies are so nice an airy. Some people call them "Melt in you Mouths." I like coloring mine for the Holidays and adding sprinkles etc... I usually take a teaspoon or so of dough and roll into a ball and then press into a flatter round so that they cook evenly in the oven. ~Enjoy! Diane
Whipped Shortbread Cookies
1 cup butter, room temp
1/2 cup icing sugar (Confectioner/Powdered Sugar)
1/2 cup cornstarch
1 cup flour
1/4 tsp salt
Preheat oven to 325.
Beat butter until light & fluffy.
Add icing sugar, cornstarch, flour and salt mixing completely.
Add red or green food coloring if preferred.
Drop by teaspoonful or use a cookie press on to a parchment lined cookie sheet flattening slightly.
Bake at 325 degrees for 8 - 10 mins. (Don't brown)
These cookies are very soft and melt in your mouth.
Recipe & Photo by: Diane Baker for Canning and Cooking at Home