Shortbread Cookies



+For 1 baking sheet from the oven (24 cookies approx):

°150 g of flour (rather T55)

°75g butter

°75g caster sugar

°1 egg (small size)

°1 pinch of salt

°Flavor of your choice: vanilla, lemon, cinnamon…



Prepare the shortcrust pastry:

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Carefully mix 150 g of flour, 75 g of sugar, salt, flavor of your choice, 75 g of butter cut into small pieces by pressing and rubbing the palms of the hands against each other to make “sand”

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(Warning: the butter should not be soft, nor too hard either!)

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Quickly incorporate the egg into this sandy mixture

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Ball up. Crush the dough with the palm of your hand several times to mix everything well

Cover with a film of flour and leave to rest in a cool place for about 30 minutes, covered with a cloth.

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Preheat the oven to 200°

Place the dough on a floured surface and keep some flour nearby to flour the roll and your hands. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin to 1/2 cm thick

Cut the dough into slices using a cookie cutter or a glass

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Place the shortbread on a buttered baking sheet

Bake for about 10 minutes in a hot oven, watching the cooking: take out the shortbread when they have golden blond color

Enjoy !

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