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Shelburne

Come to Shelburne. Hike the Bruce Trail and its many fascinating side trails providing visitors with unparalleled opportunity to explore the Niagara Escarpment as it winds through the area. Mono Cliffs and Hockley Valley Provincial Parks both cover significant sections of the Escarpment and offer excellent hiking and educational opportunities. Camping is available a few miles to the east at Earl Rowe Provincial Park. The Pine River Fishing Area offers unparalleled opportunities for anglers. The Bruce Trail and provincial parks are open year round for casual hikes and serious day trips.

Simple Sugar Cookies

1 c
1 c
3
1 1/2 tsp
1/2 tsp
3 1/4 c
butter, softened
sugar
large eggs
vanilla extract
salt
all-purpose flour

In a large bowl, using a mixer set on medium-high, beat together softened unsalted butter and sugar until fluffy. Add eggs, one at a time, followed by vanilla extract and salt. Reduce mixer speed to low and gradually add all-purpose flour, beating until ingredients are combined. Divide dough into 4 equal portions and cover each in plastic wrap, patting into 1/2-inch-thick squares. Chill until firm, about 2 hours or overnight. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F. On a floured surface, roll out dough, a square at a time, to 1/3 inch thick. Cut out cookies using ornament or tag-shaped cutters. Transfer cookies to a parchment-lined baking sheet and chill for 10 minutes. Bake until lightly golden, about 12 minutes. Cool completely on pan or wire rack before decorating.