Festive Shortbread Cookies


  • 2 cup All-purpose Flour
  • 1 cup Butter
  • 1/2 cup Icing Sugar
  • 1/2 tsp Salt
  • 1/8 tsp Nutmeg
  • 1 Egg Yolk


  1. Soften butter to room temp. Stir in sugar, salt, nutmeg and egg yolk with wooden spoon.
  2. Add flour a little at a time till mixture is too stiff to work with a spoon.
  3. Turn onto floured board and knead lightly; drawing in flour till dough is just beginning to crack.
  4. Roll out 1/4 inch thickness. Cut into desire shapes.
  5. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake at 350 degrees for about 8-10 mins.

Recipe Adapted from The Family Cookbook Project

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