shortbead cookies

By Danielle S – Toronto, ON
shortbead cookies
  • Prep Time: 15
  • Total Time: 35
  • Servings: 8

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2 cups butter
1 cup sugar
.25 cup corn starch
4 cups flour


Preheat oven to 300°F (150°C). Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
Cream butter and sugar in large mixing bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed until light in texture.
Stir in corn starch and flour. Knead well.
Turn out onto a lightly floured surface and roll to 1/4" (6 mm) thickness. Cut in desired shapes.
Sprinkle with coloured sugar or decorate as desired with cherries, nuts, etc.
Bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until very lightly browned. (Time will depend on size of cookies.) Cool on wire cooling racks.

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