Shortbread cookies "For tea"

You will need:

- wheat flour - 2 glasses;
- sugar - 4 tbsp. spoons;
- egg yolks - 2 PCs.;
- butter or margarine - 200 g;
- vanilla - 1 pinch;
- powdered sugar 2 tbsp.

Mash the yolks with the sugar, add the softened butter or margarine, flour, vanilla. Divide the dough into small kolobochki and roll them on a flat surface, dusted with flour. Using molds for cookies cut out shapes and put them on a dry baking sheet. Bake cookies in a preheated 200oC oven for 15-20 minutes until it turned Golden brown. Ready cookies dusted with powder sugar, if desired, you can add a bit of vanilla.

Shortbread "In haste"

You will need:

- wheat flour - 300 g;
- sugar - 50 g;
- butter or margarine - 200 g;
- cognac - 1 tbsp. spoon;
- baking soda - 1 tsp.

Pre-softened butter or margarine RUB with sugar, in the mixture pour in the cognac. The flour very carefully and mix it with soda. Quickly knead the dough. It is not plastic and is pretty solid. Sprinkle work surface with flour. Separate from the dough small balls, roll them thick about 1 cm, then cut biscuit and pastry molds. Cover the baking pan with baking paper and bake the cookies in a preheated 220оС the oven for 5-10 minutes.

Shortbread for 5 minutes

You will need:

- wheat flour - 750 g;
- margarine for baking 100 g;
- sugar - 50 g;
- semolina - 50 g.

Mix in a deep dish of dry flour, sugar and semolina. With the mixture, grind to a homogeneous mass of softened margarine and knead tight dough. Make the dough into a ball and flatten it into a pancake is thinner than 1 cm Cover the baking pan with baking paper, and bake the layer at a temperature of 200-220оС in preheated oven until Golden brown. Hot Plast cut into pieces and cool.

Another option for baking this cookie in a microwave oven. In this case, cover the paper plate, suitable in size to the microwave, and bake the biscuits on high for 3-5 minutes, depending on thickness.

Shortbread cookies with nuts

You will need:

- wheat flour - 100 g;
- butter - 50 g;
- ground nuts - 50 g;
- sugar - 50 g;
- egg - 1 PC.;
- powdered sugar - 2-3 tbsp. spoons;
- vanilla - 1 pinch.

Boil hard-boiled egg. For this recipe you will need only the yolk. Wipe it through a sieve and thoroughly with sugar. Add the flour, butter, nuts and knead the dough. Make the dough small rolls and cut them in 2-3 places on the one hand, to make "branches", similar to deer antlers, and slightly bend them. Bake "horns" in a preheated 180 ° C oven for 15 minutes. The cookies sprinkle sugar powder, mixed with vanilla, and let cool.