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Snowflake Shortbread

Snowflake Shortbread
  • Prep 30 min
  • Total 1 hr 45 min
  • Servings 90
Looking for a perfect Christmas dessert? Then check out these beautiful snowflake cookies decorated with white icing and sugar.
Updated March 7, 2014

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1 pouch (7 oz) white cookie icing
  • Coarse white sparkling sugar

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 325°F. Line cookie sheets with cooking parchment paper.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat butter with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy. Gradually add powdered sugar, beating well. In small bowl, mix flour and salt; gradually add to butter mixture, beating until blended.
  • 3
    On lightly floured surface, roll dough to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut with 2-inch snowflake-shaped cookie cutter. On cookie sheets, place cutouts 1 inch apart.
  • 4
    Bake 11 to 13 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool 5 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely, about 15 minutes. Decorate with white icing; sprinkle with sparkling sugar. Store between sheets of waxed paper in tightly covered container at room temperature.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
40
Total Fat
2g
0%
Saturated Fat
1 1/2g
0%
Sodium
25mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
6g
0%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%
0%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
Exchanges:
1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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