Festive Shortbread

Festive Shortbread

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"Great for the holidays."

Ingredients

servings 205 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 205 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 12.5 g
  • 19%
  • Carbs:
  • 21.6g
  • 7%
  • Protein:
  • 2.1 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 33 mg
  • 11%
  • Sodium:
  • 88 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

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  1. Cream butter, gradually beat in sugar. Add and beat in flour a part at a time. Wrap dough in wax paper and chill.
  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  3. Allow dough to warm slightly; knead for 1 minute. Roll out dough on lightly floured board to 1/4 inch thickness and cut with cookie cutters. Decorate as desired. Bake in preheated oven 14-20 minutes.

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  • Aluminum foil can be used to keep food moist, cook it evenly, and make clean-up easier.
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This is a wonderful and very easy recipe to make. I had so many requests for it this year I had to make 500 cookies. I found that with about a quarter of a cup less flour it worked great and was...

This is THE classic recipe for traditional Scottish shortbread (the ONLY shortbread) The others pale in comparison. Ironically, the simplest and easiest!

I was in the mood to experiment with a recipe that I could use to make cookies on a stick. This was a winner. Nice buttery flavor and the sticks stayed in the cookies. These also held up to the ...

I was so pleased with the results of this recipe. They were rich tasting and my family loved them. I'm going to make some to give as gifts.

I used this recipe today and added a a touch of my own ....I added some lemon zest to the sugar before mixing into the butter. It added a nice aroma and a slight citrus taste to these delicious ...

I can't believe how good this recipe is! I can finally make cookies I am not ashamed to serve my MOM!! Thank you! I can't wait til the holidays to bring these over!!!

ABSOLUTELY THE BEST CUT-OUT COOKIES EVER!!!!!!!THEY'RE GONE!!!!!!!

I just made a batch of Valentine cut-out cookies for my kids school's birthday party. The dough is extremely easy to handle unlike other cutout cookie recipes I have used. I like them as they ...

A lot of butter but oh so good. I usuallly make shortbread with a recipe that includes cornstarch but these don't have that dry taste. Will be making this one again! I baked them about 22 min ...