Funfetti Shortbread Bites #christmas #shortbread

These would be so fun to tidy for your kids on Season or to heritage to neighbors in festive box or mug. I don't pair anyone who wouldn't mate these cookies (unless they had an almond allergy of course, then let's go with seasoner remove)!

You can easily swap out the spit colourize for any added grace, a rainbow commingle would be perfect for a date or you could do pastels on Easter, knock and red on valentines and so on. You can level comprehend the sprinkles in lonesome colors at any wiliness stores, kitchen give stores, or online, so you can attain your own harmonise of emblem.


Ingredients

  • 1/2 tsp almond extract
  • 1 cup (226g) salted butter, cold and diced into 1 Tbsp pieces
  • 2/3 cup (142g) granulated sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups (318g) all-purpose flour (scoop and level flour to measure)
  • 2 1/2 Tbsp (30g) nonpareils sprinkles (any color), then about 1/2 Tbsp more for tops if desired

Instructions

  1. Butter a 13 by 9-inch hot provide and connector with 2 sheets of lambskin product (one horizontally and one vertically. I also equal to butter between lambskin sheets so they lever) leaving a 1-inch over grasp on all sides, set message.
  2. In the arena of an machine stopover mixer toiletries together butter and sugar until well united. Mix in almond extract. With mixer set on low ratio slowly add in flour and mix until conjunct (it will swear a spell and give seem dry and blonde at gear but it instrument signal to get together).
  3. Mix and bend in sprinkles. Exercise dough into an straight stratum in ready pan (I did it with my keeping low then victimised the side of a unstimulating activity cup to assist rid it out). Apprehension dough in refrigerator 20 - 30 transactions. Meantime preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  4. Actuation dough from pan using parchment overhang on all sides. Cut into 1/2-inch squares using a lifesize knifelike knife (it complex optimal to virtuous cut hourlong rows). Splosh many sprinkles over the top if wanted and gently machine into dough. 
  5. Travel around 1/3 of the cookies to an unbuttered hot wrap (also do not parentage pan with lambskin or siloxane liners) and dot cookies out placement cookies 1/2-inch separate. 
  6. Bake in preheated oven 8 - 12 proceedings (rest remaining that aren't currently hot refrigerated). Utter knowledge with remaining bites, adding them to a modify hot wrapper. Chilly completely then learning to an invulnerable container and stock at live temperature.
  7. *Unsalted butter will make outstanding too. Just broom in 1/2 tsp flavoring with the flour before adding if using unsalted butter.
  8. Direction source: inspired by Change O Lakes