Kay's Shortbread

Kay's Shortbread

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"This simple shortbread cookie is baked in a nine inch round cake pan, and cut into wedges."

Ingredients

45 m servings 206 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 206 kcal
  • 10%
  • Fat:
  • 13.3 g
  • 21%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.8g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 2 g
  • 4%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 35 mg
  • 12%
  • Sodium:
  • 144 mg
  • 6%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, salt and confectioners' sugar. Stir in the butter and vanilla, and mix until a stiff dough forms. Pat dough into 9-inch round cake pan, and prick well with a fork. Sprinkle remaining sugar over dough.
  3. Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden. Cut into wedges while warm. Cool on wire rack; separate cookies.
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Wow, truly an amazing, authentic shortbread recipe. It's very buttery, moist, dense and MELT-IN-YOUR-MOUTH delicious. I agree w/ the other reviewers by needing a bit more sugar, so I added 1 e...

What a hit! Thanks Kay! Having said that - I have made the following modifications with great results: 4 tablespoons white sugar instead of 2 (not quite sweet enough for us the first time I m...

I made 2 batches of this recipe, one hand mixed, and one using my KitchenAid mixer. The hand mixed one came out the way it is supposed to be, in a soft dough form, and it baked out nice and cris...