granny's shortbread cookies

granny's shortbread cookies
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 (2.25 ounce) jar red decorator sugar
  • 1 (10 ounce) jar maraschino cherries, drained


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Cream together the butter, sugar, salt, nutmeg and egg yolk. Add the flour a little at a time until mixture is stiff.
  3. Place onto floured board and knead lightly until the dough begins to crack. Roll out 1/4 inch thickness and cut into desired shapes.
  4. Place on un-greased cookie sheet, decorate with colored sugar crystals and maraschino cherries.
  5. Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

05/11/2019
granny's shortbread cookies, recipe PT15M PT1H 5 455 calories

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