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Festive Shortbread

Festive Shortbread

Carol

Carol

Great for the holidays.

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Nutrition

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  • 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

Directions

  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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CINDYW1231
44

CINDYW1231

12/15/2005

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 much easier, and faster in a cookie press. I decorated with M&M's and Rosebuds which bake with a wonderful toasted chocolate taste. This is my third year making them and will make this recipe for years to come. Everyone in my family has requested the recipe, and asked that I bring it every year for Xmas. Merry Christmas everyone :o)

chef maggie
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chef maggie

12/2/2003

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

ANNIEFRAN
17

ANNIEFRAN

9/21/2005

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 handling when I iced them. I did add some vanilla to the recipe. I am going to try lemon or almond as well. Thanks for the recipe.

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