4 ingredient whipped shortbread cookies are amazing, melt-in-your-mouth, quick and easy!
shortbread cookies, whipped shortbread
referred to as 'icing sugar' in Canada, sifted
Nonpareils and/or halved candied cherries
Preheat oven to 300 degrees F.
In the bowl of your stand mixer, cream butter and icing sugar until light and fluffy (you can use a hand mixer, but it's not ideal).
Gradually add flour and cornstarch, beating until well blended.
With hands lightly dusted with additional cornstarch, roll dough into 1 inch. balls.
Place 1 inch. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
Press lightly with a floured fork.
Top with nonpareils and/or cherry halves, if desired.
Bake at 300° for 20-22 minutes or until bottoms are lightly browned.
Cool for 5 minutes before moving from pans to wire cooling racks.
Nutrition Facts: 1 serving (2 each) equals 81 calories, 5 g fat (3 g saturated fat), 14 mg cholesterol, 55 mg sodium, 8 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.