Cookie dough / shortcrust pastry recipe

cookie dough / shortcrust pastry recipe
cookie dough / shortcrust pastry recipe © Johanna Mühlbauer - Fotolia.com

This shortbread is quickly prepared and is suitable as a cookie dough for cookies or even for various cakes such as for apple pie. With it, you can prepare wonderfully soft cookies as Christmas baking.

Ingredients for portion

  • 2,5 cup wheat flour smooth
  • 1 cup powdered sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla sugar
  • 1/2 tsp baking soda
  • 1 egg medium
  • 3/4 cup butter cold

Preparation

  1. Mix the dry ingredients on the kitchen table and make a pile.
  2. Form a pit in the center of the pile.
  3. Add the egg to the pit.
  4. Cut the cold butter into very small pieces and add to the pit.
  5. Starting from the outside, work everything into a shortcrust dough with your hands, knead.
  6. Quickly work into a smooth dough.
  7. Then shape into a ball.
  8. Wrap with plastic wrap.
  9. Leave to rest in the refrigerator for 20 minutes.

Recipe notes

  • Then roll out the cookie dough, cut out and bake in the oven at 180 degrees.
  • Be careful not to bake too long or too dark.
  • Then fill the cookies with jam, for example.
  • Leave to rest overnight on a rack in the cold oven.

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