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[12 Days of Christmas Cookies] Bonus Day! Toffee Shortbread Cookies – Just 7 Ingredients
December 31, 2019
Dear Cookie Elf reader,

Welcome back to The Cookie Elf File! It’s that time of year when we send you cookie recipes, cookie trivia and simple baking tips to give you easy ways to bake 12 days of Christmas cookies.

This year, we’ve sent you 12 luscious Christmas cookie recipe and now a bonus recipe to make a baker's dozen. Bookmark or pin these recipes so you can use them now ... or later.

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12 Days of Christmas Cookies, BONUS! Toffee Shortbread Cookies - Just 7 Ingredients

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Toffee Shortbread Cookies are a unique hybrid of a traditional shortbread and molded drop cookies.

On the one hand, the recipe follows shortbread’s classic ratio of ingredients (typically one part sugar, two parts butter, and three parts white flour) to produce a rich, crumbly biscuit-like cookie texture. Can you say ahhh?

But rather than pressing the cookie dough into a pan and cutting it when it is warm, these delectable individual shortbreads are formed when you scoop dough and roll it into 1-inch balls (as in other molded cookie recipes). Miniature chocolate chips and toffee bits may ooze out a bit when you bake them. You won’t mind.

Prep time: 10-15 minutes
Bake time: 10-13 minutes
Makes about 4 dozen cookies

Get the full recipe for Toffee Shortbread Cookies and check out our Shortbread Pinterest board for more fun and easy shortbread ideas.

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That’s it for now. See you next time!

Happy baking,

Kathy, The Cookie Elf

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