Shortbread Sandwich Cookies

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Total Time:
45-60 minutes
Serves: 4
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Technique: Bake Recipe
Difficulty: Medium

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  • 3.5 cup - all - purpose flour + more for dusting the work surface and rolling pin
  • 1/4 tsp - salt
  • 1.5 cup - unsalted butter
  • 1 cup - granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp - vanilla essence
  • 3/4 cup - raspberry jam or fruit jam of your choice
  • Confectioner's sugar for dusting the cut-out cookies.

How to Make Shortbread Sandwich Cookies

  • Preheat the oven to 180C.
  • In a bowl mix together butter and sugar until they are just combined.
  • Add the vanilla to it and mix it once.
  • In another mixing bowl sift together the flour and salt, then add them to the butter and sugar mixture and combined well to make dough.
  • Dump onto a surface dusted with flour and shape into a flat disk. Wrap in plastic and chill for 30 min.
  • Roll the dough 1/4 inch thick and cut 2 3/4 inch rounds with a plain or fluted cutter.
  • With 1/2 of the rounds, cut a hole from the middle of each round with a heart or round shaped cutter. Place all the cookies on an ungreased baking sheet and chill for 15 minutes.
  • Bake the cookies for 10 to 15 minutes, until the edges begin to brown. Allow it to cool to room temperature.
  • Spread the jam on the flat side of the cookies.
  • Dust the top of the cut-out cookies with confectioner's sugar and press the flat sides together, with the jam in the middle and the confectioner's sugar on the top.
  • Recipe courtesy: Jaisruchi