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Funfetti Shortbread Bites

Funfetti Shortbread Bites

These funfetti shortbread bites are addicting and adorable! The dough comes together in minutes with just a few ingredients.
Prep and Chill Time 40 mins
Total Time 40 mins
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Servings 50 bites

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups all purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1 cup unsalted butter cold and cubed
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tbsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tbsp nonpareil sprinkles
  • 1/4 tsp almond extract optional

Instructions
 

  • Line a 9 x 13 baking dish with parchment paper. Make sure to leave a little overhang on the sides.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream the butter and sugar together until combined. This will take a bout 2-3 minutes.
  • Add in extract.
  • In a medium bowl, whisk together the flour and salt.
  • With the mixer on low, gradually add in the flour mixture.
  • Beat on medium speed until the dough comes together.
  • Fold in the sprinkles with a rubber spatula or wooden spoon.
  • Press the dough into the parchment paper lined baking dish. Use the back of a measuring cup or your hands to flatten the dough.
  • Chill the dough in the refrigerator about 30 minutes. Meanwhile, preheat the oven to 350°F.
  • Lift the dough out of the baking dish and cut into squares.
  • Place bites onto a baking sheet about 1 inch apart and bake each batch about 8 minutes
Keyword funfetti shortbread, shortbread bites