Introduction: Elf Bites Shortbread Cookies

Tiny little bites of shortbread goodness. Great to give on a cookie plate or alone in a coloured cellophane bag. Makes 64 cookies.

Step 1: You Will Need

To make these cookies you will need
A medium sized bowl
Measuring cups
Measuring Spoons
Rolling Pin
Cookie Sheet
Pizza Cutter (a knife will work too)

White Sugar
Butter or Margarine
Coloured Sugar Sprinkles (I chose red)

Step 2: Preheat

Preheat your oven to 325F degrees or 160C

Step 3: Step 1

Measure out
1 1/4 cups flour
3 Tbsp. sugar

Combine in bowl

Step 4: Step 2

Measure out
1/2 cup butter or margarine
Add to mixture and mix until crumbly.

Step 5: Step 3

Measure out
2 Tbsp. coloured sugar sprinkles
Mix into dough

Step 6: Step 4

Dump dough mixture onto cookie sheet.
Roll or press out dough into a square shape.
Using the pizza cutter (or knife) cut the square of dough into 64 pieces.
7 horizontal cuts and 7 vertical ones.

Step 7: Step 5

Spread cookies out on cookie sheet.
Place in preheated oven for 12-14 minutes or until cookie bottoms are a golden brown.
Remove from oven and cool.
Makes 64 cookies

These go great with a hot cup of tea!
Recipe can be doubled/tripled.
Freezes well.

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