Cardamom Sugar Shortbread Star Cookies

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Cardamom Sugar Shortbread Star Cookies
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
50 min
Yield
24 cookies
Recipe by: TermiNatetor Kitchen

These shortbread cookies will make your dessert table truly sparkle and are sure to be the true stars of the evening.

Ingredients

  • 1 cup unsalted butter, chilled and sliced thinly
  • 1 Eggland’s Best egg (large), yolk only
  • ½ cup white sugar
  • 1 teaspoon kosher salt
  • ⅛ teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground cardamom
  • 2 ¼ cups all-purpose flour

Nutrition

Serving Size
1
Calories
129
Fat
8 g
  Saturated Fat
5 g
Cholesterol
28 mg
Sodium
82 mg
Carbohydrates
13 g
Dietary Fiber
trace
Protein
2
Preparation

Preheat the oven to 300°F.

In a stand mixer with the paddle attachment, beat together the butter, egg yolk, sugar, vanilla, cardamom and salt until incorporated.

Add in the flour (½ cup at a time) and turn the mixer on low to combine. The appearance of the mixture should go from flour-like crumbs to buttery crumbs.

When you reach this point, stop mixing and scrape down the sides of the bowl with a spatula. Turn the mixer back on and beat on low until the dough comes together and pulls away from the sides of the bowl.

Transfer the dough to a lightly floured surface and roll out the dough to about ¼ inch thick.

Using a medium sized cookie cutter, cut out the desired amount of cookies in any shape you like.

Transfer the cookies to a parchment lined cookie sheet, spacing each cookie ½ inch apart.

Sprinkle a pinch of cardamom sugar (which is 1 parts cardamom to 4 parts sugar) over the tops of each cookie.

Take a fork and carefully poke four incisions onto the tops of each cookie allowing the cookie to bake more evenly.

Bake for 50 minutes or until golden brown.  Allow to cool completely before dusting with powdered sugar.

Filed Under: Dessert, New Year

Remember to always use Eggland's Best eggs in all of your recipes. Learn why it’s always the healthy choice.

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