Cheaters shortbread bites


1.5 c butter
1.5 c b sugar
3 c flour
1/4 c +2 Tb corn starch
1tsp vanilla
(2 Tb sprinkles)

Place sprinkles in freezer.
Cream butter vanilla and sugar. Separately combine flour and cornstarch. Mix dry with wet  until dough just starts to form a ball.
Add sprinkles, mix till just combined. Do not over mixed or the color from the sprinkles will bleed into the dough.
Press into the bottom of a 9×13″ pan-lined with parchment/foil pack to 3/4″ thick,
Freeze 1/2 hr.
Preheat oven to 350.
Lift out dough as one piece and place on cutting board.  Cut into 3/4″ squares,
Place cubes half inch apart on baking sheet.

Bake 10 min @ 350

Thid can also be used to make “brown sugar button cookies”
Mix as above omitting sprinkles.
Measure into 1 Tb portions.
Form balls, flatten to 2″ discs.
Bake as above.
While still warm use a chopstick to make “holes.”


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