Cranberry Shortbread Stars

star shaped treats
Star shaped treats
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Ingredients

1 cup Butter softened
¾ cup Confectioners' sugar
½ tsp Salt
1 tsp Vanilla extract
2 cups All-purpose flour
½ cup dried Cranberries finely chopped

Nutritional information

81
Calories
5.2g
Fat
8g
Carbohydrate
0.8g
Protein
14mg
Cholesterol
68mg
Sodium
Ingredients

Cranberry Shortbread Stars

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Cranberry Shortbread Stars will leave you star struck this winter. They are so easy to make yet they taste absolutely delicious. A batch of these will feed an army so they are great to make around Thanksgiving and Christmas when you know you’ll have people dropping by unannounced.

These shortbread cookies are very easy to make. Start by making a simple shortbread. Add chopped dried cranberries and shape the dough into a disk. Refrigerate for 30 minutes before rolling out the shortbread and cutting out star shaped cookies. Bake and enjoy!

To make Cranberry Shortbread Stars, you will need the following ingredients:

Ingridiens for Cranberry Shortbread Stars

So, how do you make Cranberry Shortbread Stars?

Steps to make Cranberry Shortbread Stars

1

Beat butter, sugar and salt

3

Beat butter, confectioners' sugar and salt together in a large bowl until fully incorporated.

2

Add vanilla and flour

2

Mix in the vanilla and beat in the flour gradually.

3

Add cranberries

1

Stir in the chopped dried cranberries.

4

Refrigerate dough

30

Bring dough together and form a disk shape. Wrap the dough in plastic and chill for 30 minutes in the refrigerator.

5

Heat the oven and prepare baking sheets

5

Preheat the oven to 325 °F, line with a lightly greased parchment paper some cookie sheets.

6

Roll out dough

2

Roll the dough to ¼ inch thickness on a floured surface.

7

Cut star shaped cookies from the dough

5

Using a star shaped cookie cutter, cut out starry shortbreads. Place the shortbread stars 1 inch apart on the cookie sheets.

8

Bake

12

Bake in the oven for 12-15 minutes or until they are golden brown around the edges.

9

Cool

15

Allow the cookies to cool on a wire rack.

10

Serve

Serve with your favorite winter beverage.

These Cranberry Shortbread Stars are delicious and a great recipe to provide a sweet treat for lots of people! Try them out soon and don’t forget to come back to leave a review! Remember to tag #CookMeRecipes in your baking posts.

Jelena is an interior designer and young mom! As a busy working mom, her time is precious so she’s always looking for a quick and efficient way to get things done. Jelena is very creative, but has a strong practical side. She loves trying new things and travels a lot, especially around Europe. The kitchen is Jelena’s safe space, where she can let her creative side out and dedicate herself to her favorite hobby - cooking!

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Athina

I love it! Thanks for sharing recipe!

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