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Shortbread Cookies

It's not even fall yet and baking is on my mind. I came across this recipe recently, it's one of my favorites. 
The walnuts and oat flour add a bit of nutrition: 

Oat Walnut Shortbread Cookies

1 stick of salted butter
1/3 c. sugar
1 t. vanilla
½ cup of unbleached white flour
½ cup of oat flour
¼ cup ground walnuts

Preheat oven to 325.

In a mixer combine room temp. butter, sugar, vanilla until smooth.

Slowly add flours until just combined.

Roll into a log and freeze for 10 min.

Slice into 1 by 1 inch pieces.

Put on baking sheet about 1 inch apart on silpat or parchment paper. Pierce each one with a fork.

Bake for 17 minutes, don't let them brown too much.

Let cookie sheet rest on cooking rack for 10 minutes. 


They are also great drizzled with melted dark chocolate.

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