How to make simple shortbread cookies


Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Mix the butter with the powdered sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, a few minutes

Mix in the vanilla extract, salt, cornstarch, and flour

Spoon dough onto parchment lined cookie sheets with a small ice cream scoop

Flatten into a circle - the cookies don't spread much, so can be spaced about an inch apart

Bake for about 20 minutes...

Until the bottoms are golden brown

Delicious made into strawberry shortcake type dessert

Cut up strawberries

Crush about a third, add a few teaspoons of sugar depending on how sweet you prefer

Mix with the rest of the strawberries - let sit for 30 minutes

Place on shortbread cookie, top with whipped cream


Watch the video: Marys Scottish Shortbread


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