Shortbread Cookies III

Shortbread Cookies III
You can never have too many dessert recipes, so give Shortbread Cookies III a try. This recipe serves 48. One portion of this dish contains about 1g of protein, 6g of fat, and a total of 90 calories. A mixture of butter, confectioners' sugar, flour, and a handful of other ingredients are all it takes to make this recipe so scrumptious. It is a good option if you're following a vegetarian diet. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes around 45 minutes.

Instructions

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Work all the ingredients together with your hands until blended. Shape all of the dough into 1 inch balls.
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Bake cookies on ungreased cookie sheets, 2 inches apart at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 20 minutes.
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Let cool 10 minutes then carefully lift with spatula to cake racks to cool. Store in air tight container with wax paper between layers. Cookies keep well.
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Variations: Flatten some balls with tines of fork and press 1/4 of a red or green glace cherry in center of each. Make thumbprint indentation in some balls and fill with a tiny bit of jam, jelly or marmalade. Dip some balls in slightly beaten egg white and roll in finely chopped walnuts.
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Bake as they are or make an indentation in top and spoon in a little jam or marmalade. Dip some balls in egg white and roll in desiccated coconut.
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Bake as they are or make an indentation and spoon in a little jam, jelly or marmalade.
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