Shortbread Cookies for Christmas

5 from 8 votes
Total Time 1 hour 30 minutes
Course Dinner
Cuisine European
Servings 6 people
Calories 386 kcal


  • 3 Eggs
  • 250 g Sugar
  • 140 g Butter
  • 3 tbsp Sour cream or whipped cream
  • 500 g Flour
  • 2 packet Vanilla sugar
  • 100 ml Milk
  • 2 pinch Deer horn salt or 1 packet of baking powder
  • Couverture


  • Beat the eggs, sugar and butter until frothy, then the other ingredients and finally the flour and Hrschorn's salt (which I dissolve in citric acid) or baking powder. Take a board and knead the dough until it no longer sticks, then I turn it off and cut out motifs. Bake 175 ° C 15 - 20 minutes After you have cooled down, put couverture on top and butene streusel and let it dry. Can be stored well in closed cans.


Serving: 100gCalories: 386kcalCarbohydrates: 63.1gProtein: 5.4gFat: 12.2g
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Written by John Myers

Professional Chef with 25 years of industry experience at the highest levels. Restaurant owner. Beverage Director with experience creating world-class nationally recognized cocktail programs. Food writer with a distinctive Chef-driven voice and point of view.

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