Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies are a classic cookie that is often overlooked. I was always the weird one who ordered a box of shortbread cookies while others were ordering caramel delights and thin mints. I had no idea making Shortbread Cookies was so easy. Three simple ingredients come together in just a few minutes. You could be enjoying a Shortbread Cookie about 20 minutes after you print this recipe.

My sister thought these would be better with some sprinkles on them. In fact, she rolled some of her Snickerdoodles in sparkly sprinkles and we dubbed them Sparkledoodles. But I digress. I do agree that these could be made even more festive by rolling the edges in some sprinkles.

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Shortbread Cookies

Yield: 3 dozen cookies

Ingredients:

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
2 cups flour

Directions:

Cream butter and powdered sugar. Add flour gradually and stir, eventually working with hands.

Form into balls and place on a cookie sheet. Flatten with a cookie press, fork, or bottom of a glass.

Bake at 350 for 15 minutes or until just slightly browned at edges.

Recipe from Me Likey Food

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9 Responses to “Death by chocolate (Oreo Truffles)”

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    Katie — November 6, 2007 at 1:36 pm

    Wow! THey turned out great! 🙂

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    Michelle — November 6, 2007 at 1:36 pm

    Oh I love the idea of using condensed milk. I was trying to figure out how I could use these for holiday tins with the need for refrigeration, and this is the answer!

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    Deborah — November 6, 2007 at 6:20 pm

    I have seen these pop up on a few blogs, and I am dying to make them!!

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    Elle — November 20, 2007 at 5:21 am

    Neat way to make candies from cookie…they look divine.

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    Chris — November 26, 2007 at 3:22 am

    Hi! I just found that you linked to me. These truffles are always a huge hit. I am so pleased to hear you enjoyed these… Especially from a fellow Bostonian!

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    s.j.simon — November 29, 2007 at 8:09 pm

    lol. did you know that chocolate was banned in switzerland for many years. read this

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    Martha — December 16, 2007 at 5:23 pm

    I made batches and batches of these last year – I absolutely love the idea of the condensed milk, so they don’t have to be refrigerated. I’ll have to try that!

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    Tanya — September 17, 2008 at 8:44 pm

    I can not wait to try these! I’m not so good at baking though. Can you give me a tip on how best to dip them in the chocolate? Should I put them on a spoon? Help!

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    debby — September 12, 2015 at 12:32 pm

    How much 1 pack oreo?
    24 oreo or 36 oreo?
    Thank you.

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