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12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #8: Whipped Shortbread Cookies – Just 5 Ingredients
December 14, 2018
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File … and to easy cookie recipes! Now as the holidays get close it’s time for our traditional 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies recipes.

Who says traditional can’t be easy? On Day 8, try Whipped Shortbread Christmas Cookies. They have just 5 ingredients. Enjoy!

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Feature: 12 Days of Easy Christmas Cookies #8 –Whipped Shortbread Christmas Cookies, Just 5 Ingredients (including sprinkles)

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Whipped Shortbread Christmas Cookies follow the classic ratio for shortbread’s traditional three key ingredients: one part sugar, two parts butter, and three parts white flour.

The cookies have just 5 ingredients, one of which are decorative sprinkles!

But rather than pressing the cookie dough into a pan, you mold it into small balls and roll it in decorations, sprinkles, or colored sugar.

The rolled balls make a colorful addition – and a rich one – to a holiday cookie tray.

Prep time: 20-30 minutes
Bake time: 20 minutes
Makes about 5 dozen cookies

Get the full recipe for Whipped Shortbread Christmas Cookies … and get more ideas for different kinds of molded cookies on The Elf’s Molded Cookies Pinterest Board.

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