Step-by-Step Guide to Make Ultimate Smiley Face Shortbread

Step-by-Step Guide to Make Ultimate Smiley Face Shortbread

date: 2020-09-17T12:43:34.216Z
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author: Jesse Welch
ratingvalue: 4.1
reviewcount: 3061
recipeingredient:
- "100 grams Unsalted butter" - "130 grams White flour" - "50 grams Sugar powdered sugar preferred" - "40 grams Cornstarch" - "1 to 2 teaspoons Milk or heavy cream" - "1 pinch Salt" - "1 Cocoa optional as needed"
recipeinstructions:
- "Bring the butter to room temperature, and soften in a bowl. Sift flour and cornstarch together." - "Mix the softened butter lightly, and add sugar and salt to mix in (Just mix lightly until everything is well combined.)" - "Add the sifted dry ingredients to the bowl and mix. Add milk (or cream), and mix and knead until it becomes a dough. You can divide the dough in half and add cocoa to one portion if you like." - "Spread out a sheet of plastic wrap, form the dough into long, thin logs and wrap. Chill in the refrigerator for about an hour (overnight is preferable)." - "Cut the dough into 1 cm slices, and line up on a baking sheet. Draw faces on the slices using a chopstick and digging rather deeply. (The faces are optional.)" - "Bake for 20-25 minutes in a 170℃ (338 Fahrenheit) oven, and it's done! (Adjust the baking time depending on the thickness of the cookies and your oven.)" - "I made a version without cornstarch, replacing it with more flour. They came out quite crumbly. These are square-faced." - "These are shaped like regular shortbread. Vary the thickness, size, shape... to your taste!" - "This is a version with faces with hair." - "Add chopped dried fruit. The fruity acidity is really delicious." - "A bear shaped version with cute wrapping!" - "Kitty shaped version." - "I used melted chocolate for hair. Straight bangs, side part, parted bangs... there are many variations!"
categories:
- Recipe
tags:
- smiley - face - shortbread
katakunci: smiley face shortbread
nutrition: 148 calories
recipecuisine: American
preptime: "PT25M"
cooktime: "PT30M"
recipeyield: "3"
recipecategory: Dessert

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Hello everybody, hope you're having an amazing day today. Today, I'm gonna show you how to make a special dish, smiley face shortbread. One of my favorites. For mine, I will make it a little bit tasty. This is gonna smell and look delicious.



Smiley Face Shortbread is one of the most popular of recent trending foods in the world. It's appreciated by millions every day. It's easy, it is fast, it tastes yummy. Smiley Face Shortbread is something which I have loved my entire life. They're nice and they look fantastic.


To begin with this recipe, we must prepare a few ingredients. You can cook smiley face shortbread using 7 ingredients and 13 steps. Here is how you cook it.



##### The ingredients needed to make Smiley Face Shortbread:

1. Take 100 grams Unsalted butter 1. Make ready 130 grams White flour 1. Take 50 grams Sugar (powdered sugar preferred) 1. Take 40 grams Cornstarch 1. Prepare 1 to 2 teaspoons Milk or heavy cream 1. Take 1 pinch Salt 1. Take 1 Cocoa (optional), as needed





##### Steps to make Smiley Face Shortbread:

1. Bring the butter to room temperature, and soften in a bowl. Sift flour and cornstarch together. 1. Mix the softened butter lightly, and add sugar and salt to mix in (Just mix lightly until everything is well combined.) 1. Add the sifted dry ingredients to the bowl and mix. Add milk (or cream), and mix and knead until it becomes a dough. You can divide the dough in half and add cocoa to one portion if you like. 1. Spread out a sheet of plastic wrap, form the dough into long, thin logs and wrap. Chill in the refrigerator for about an hour (overnight is preferable). 1. Cut the dough into 1 cm slices, and line up on a baking sheet. Draw faces on the slices using a chopstick and digging rather deeply. (The faces are optional.) 1. Bake for 20-25 minutes in a 170℃ (338 Fahrenheit) oven, and it's done! (Adjust the baking time depending on the thickness of the cookies and your oven.) 1. I made a version without cornstarch, replacing it with more flour. They came out quite crumbly. These are square-faced. 1. These are shaped like regular shortbread. Vary the thickness, size, shape... to your taste! 1. This is a version with faces with hair. 1. Add chopped dried fruit. The fruity acidity is really delicious. 1. A bear shaped version with cute wrapping! 1. Kitty shaped version. 1. I used melted chocolate for hair. Straight bangs, side part, parted bangs... there are many variations!



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