Festive Shortbread Recipe
- 2 cups butter, softened
- 1 ¾ cups sifted confectioners' sugar
- 4 ½ cups sifted all-purpose flour
step 1: Cream butter, gradually beat in sugar. Add and beat in flour a part at a time. Wrap dough in wax paper and chill.
step 2: Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
step 3: Allow dough to warm slightly; knead for 1 minute. Roll out dough on lightly floured board to 1/4 inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Decorate as desired. Bake in preheated oven 14-20 minutes.