- 1 ¼ cups unbleached flour
- 3 tbsp sugar
- ½ cup butter (1 stick)
- ½ tsp vanilla
- 16-18 unwrapped turtle candies
- 2oz white chocolate, melted (optional)
Preheat oven to 350° F.
Line baking sheet with parchment paper.
Cream sugar, butter and vanilla together. Add in flour and with fork and/or fingers knead until smooth. Shape dough into an 8-inch log. On cookie sheet cut dough into rounds ½ inch thick. Spread rounds out on cookie sheet. Bake 10-12 minutes, or until edges are very lightly browned. Immediately after removing shortbread from oven place turtles onto hot rounds. Place pan on wire rack to cool. Optional: drizzle melted white chocolate over cookies.