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Christmas Cookies – 1 Recipe, 3 Ways!

A Christmas cookies recipe that can create multiple cookie flavours will definitely  make your life easier during the holiday season – and allow your baking skills to shine! Shortbread is a Christmas classic, with a buttery velvet texture that melts in the mouth. Alie, at BakingforFriends.com, has devised a genius way of creating multiple flavour combinations from one recipe…and was kind enough to let us all in on her secret!

shortbread christmas cookies

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What You’ll Need:

  • 2 cups unsalted Stirling Churn 84 butter, softened
  • 1 cup icing sugar, sifted
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 2¾ cups all-purpose flour
  • ⅓ cup toasted pecans, roughly chopped
  • 4-5 large fresh rosemary sprigs, remove leaves and chop into smaller pieces
  • ¼ cup chopped white chocolate
  • ½ cup dried cranberries

Head on over to BakingforFriends.com to learn how to put this one together.

Want to know the best thing about this recipe? It holds up for the entire season! You can make these way ahead of time, and they’ll last all the way through to the New Year – if you can resist them, that is! Pop them in an airtight container and they’ll last up to a month on your counter-top, or freeze them in batches so you always have fresh cookies to hand. It’s a winner!

christmas cookies

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