Elfin Shortbread bites
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- Yield: 160 tiny cookies
- Bake: 325°F 12 mins to 14 mins
- 1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1/2 cup butter
- 2 tablespoons colored sprinkles
- 1. In a medium mixing bowl stir together flour and sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs and starts to cling. Stir in sprinkles. Form mixture into a ball and knead until smooth.
- 2. Roll or pat dough on an ungreased cookie sheet into an 8x5-inch rectangle. Cut into 1/2-inch squares. Separate the squares on the cookie sheet.
- 3. Bake in a 325 degree F oven for 12 to 14 minutes or until the bottoms just start to brown. Transfer to wire racks covered with waxed paper to cool. Store in a tightly covered container at room temperature for up to 3 days or in the freezer for up to 3 months. Makes about 160 tiny cookies.
- from the test kitchen
- Tip To Present This Gift... Punch holes on opposite sides of the cone, just below the rim. Punch another hole in the tip. Cut a length of beaded wire for the handle. Thread bead ends through punched holes, twisting ends to secure. Make a small tassel out of a 16-inch length of beads, wrapping into 2-inch-long loops. Tie at the top with another piece of beaded wire. Tie onto the cone through the punched hole in the cones tip.
- Tip Also try this... Use cone-shape paper drinking cups in the same way, decorating the outside with stickers in desired colors and shapes.
- Note To present this gift you will need:Paper punch, flexible plastic cone (available in the doll-making supply area of crafts stores), scissors, and colored beaded wire.
This recipe is a personal recipe added by batesballard22 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.
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