Method. Prepare shortbread mix with butter following packet directions. Using festive cutters, cut shapes from dough. Bake following packet directions. Once the shortbread has cooled, spread with a thin layer of jam. Dust a clean work surface with icing sugar. Roll out each icing to 3mm thick.
Step 1: Glaze. Prepare the glaze (whisk together 1 cup powdered sugar and 21/2 tsp. milk), and dip the cookies face down in it. Step 2: Pipe. Using a plain, super-fine pastry tip, pipe on ribbons of your favorite homemade royal icing. Shortcut: Use ready-made icing in a small (0.68) tube, sold at most grocery stores.
I love shortbread and I like sugar cookies but a cookie that is both.thats heaven!. for a glaze, but I didn't bother making one for Christmas cookies this year.
These buttery shortbread cookie ornaments are almost too pretty to eat! You can use cookie cutters in shapes of your choice. â€”Taste of Home. over cookies. Decorate as desired.. This will be a new traditional Christmas recipe in our house!