Best Homemade Spiced Christmas shortbread Recipe

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A recipe for shortbread flavoured with spices. A shortbread recipe to make with your child to help him discover new flavours.

Simply thread them on a pretty tie to give them as a gift or carry them around. These spicy shortbread biscuits will be perfect to accompany tea time or for the festive season. Simply use the shapes of a tree, star or Santa Claus to make them into Christmas shortbread. Recipe for children to make shortbread:

Ingredients for spiced Christmas shortbread:

  • 300 g of flour
  • 100 g caster sugar
  • 150 g butter
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 tablespoon of cinnamon
  • 1 tablespoon of 4 spices
  • 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
  • Possibly 1/2 teaspoon anise powder
  • 1 pinch of salt
  • Christmas shaped cookie cutters (or a small glass)
  • 1 rolling pin

The stages of the spiced Christmas shortbread

Depending on his age, help your child to:

Weigh and melt the butter in the microwave.

Weigh all the ingredients and place them as you go in the bowl of the blender:

the flour,
melted butter
the eggs

Switch on the robot with the appropriate kneading whisk and let it work! Add a little flour if the dough is too soft, and a little water if it is too dry.

Take the dough out and work it until it no longer sticks to your fingers. Make a ball and flour the table works.

Roll out the dough with a rolling pin to a thickness of 1 cm. Just lightly flour the rolling pin so that it does not stick.

Cut out shapes with the cookie cutters or a small glass with floured edges.

Place all the Christmas shortbread on a sheet of baking paper and place in the oven. Bake for 10 to 15 minutes in a hot oven at 220 d°.

Remove the Christmas spice shortbread from the oven and place it on a rack while it cools.

The spiced Christmas shortbread can be eaten immediately or stored in a tin.

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