How to Make Simple Shortbread Cookies

Tender shortbread cookies great on their own or with strawberries and whipped cream

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How to Make Simple Shortbread Cookies Recipe
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1
Preheat oven to 350 degrees

Preheat oven to 350 degrees

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Mix the butter with the powdered sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, a few minutes

Mix the butter with the powdered sugar with an electric mixer until light and fluffy, a few minutes

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3
Mix in the vanilla extract, salt, cornstarch, and flour

Mix in the vanilla extract, salt, cornstarch, and flour

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Spoon dough onto parchment lined cookie sheets with a small ice cream scoop

Spoon dough onto parchment lined cookie sheets with a small ice cream scoop

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Flatten into a circle - the cookies don't spread much, so can be spaced about an inch apart

Flatten into a circle - the cookies don't spread much, so can be spaced about an inch apart

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Bake for about 20 minutes...

Bake for about 20 minutes...

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Until the bottoms are golden brown

Until the bottoms are golden brown

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Delicious made into strawberry shortcake type dessert

Delicious made into strawberry shortcake type dessert

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Cut up strawberries

Cut up strawberries

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Crush about a third, add a few teaspoons of sugar depending on how sweet you prefer

Crush about a third, add a few teaspoons of sugar depending on how sweet you prefer

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Mix with the rest of the strawberries - let sit for 30 minutes

Mix with the rest of the strawberries - let sit for 30 minutes

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Place on shortbread cookie, top with whipped cream

Place on shortbread cookie, top with whipped cream

Ingredients

1 Cup Unsalted butter, softened 
½ Cups Powdered sugar 
¼ Cups Cornstarch 
Cups All purpose flour 
½ Teaspoons Salt 
1 Teaspoon Vanilla extract 
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