Shortbread Cookies II

Shortbread Cookies II


"Use only butter in these for best flavor."


servings 490 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 490 kcal
  • 24%
  • Fat:
  • 31.1 g
  • 48%
  • Carbs:
  • 48.6g
  • 16%
  • Protein:
  • 4.6 g
  • 9%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 81 mg
  • 27%
  • Sodium:
  • 219 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
  2. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Stir in vanilla; add flour and mix well.
  3. Put through cookie press and form cookies onto baking sheets. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.
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  1. 690 Ratings


After making the dough instead of using a cookie press or dropping by balls, I rolled the dough into four logs, wrapped the logs in waxed paper, placed in the fridge to harden, and then sliced i...

Excellent shortbread ccokies!! But be prepared when making these, the recipe says it makes 2 dozen and that's WAY off unless you're using some super **huge** cookie press! I get at least 6 dozen...

these cookies were fantastic!! i rolled out the dough and used cutters.. turned out fantastic.. also have sprinkled with sugar, and others i drizzled with chocolate.. great recipe, you gotta try...

This recipe was very easy and came out very good. But I think the proportions are wrong, I halved the recipe and still made at least 2 dozen. I also didn't have a cookie press, so I just rolle...

I made a second batch using "orange" extract instead of the vanilla. They were fabulous!

Wonderful shortbread cookie! These were so easy to make and yet turned out fabulous. It's great when such simple ingredients come together to create something so delicious! I followed the recipe...

They really do melt in your mouth. I was surprised that so few ingredients made such a tasty little cookie. This was my first try with a cookie press and this recipe worked wonderfully, even th...

These cookies melt in your mouth and taste as good or better than any other shortbread recipe I have used, but only used 4 ingredients. They were so easy and cheap to make, I am definately sav...

I followed the recipe exactly the only thing I don't have is a cookie press. I'm a very experienced baker and never had cookie dough go this wrong on me! I chilled the dough for 30 minutes befor...