Christmas Cocoa shortbread cookies
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These are fun to make for Christmas. Christmas trees, stars or heart shaped
Recipe type: baking
Serves: 30
  • 2 cups flour
  • ½ cup cocoa powder
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 170 g of butter at room temperature
  • 1 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 egg
  • 1½ tsp vanilla extract
  1. Put butter in mixer bowl and beat until soft.
  2. Add sugar and continue beating until light and fluffy .
  3. Add the egg, vanilla extract,and salt, and beat until combined.
  4. Sift flour and cocoa and add to mixture .
  5. Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and cool for 1 hour in the refrigerator.
  6. Remove the dough from the fridge, roll out to a thickness of about 3 mm.
  7. Cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters.
  8. Arrange on a baking tray lined with baking paper.
  9. Bake at 180 ° C for about 12 - 15 minutes, depending on the size of the cookies. Allow to cool on a wire rack.
  10. Ice with royal icing.
Recipe by Shades of Cinnamon at