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
Pizza Cutter (a knife will work too)
Butter or Margarine
Coloured Sugar Sprinkles (I chose red)
Step 2: Preheat
Preheat your oven to 325F degrees or 160C
Step 3: Step 1
1 1/4 cups flour
3 Tbsp. sugar
Combine in bowl
Step 4: Step 2
1/2 cup butter or margarine
Add to mixture and mix until crumbly.
Step 5: Step 3
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.
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