Simple Shortbread Squares Recipe - Allrecipes.com
Simple Shortbread Squares Recipe
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Simple Shortbread Squares

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"My favorite Christmas cookie! They absolutely melt in your mouth!"

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Original recipe makes 120 cookie squares Change Servings
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  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    1 hr 30 mins
  • READY IN

    2 hrs 45 mins

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Butter a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  2. Mix 4 cups and 2 tablespoons flour, butter, and white sugar together in a bowl using your hands until completely mixed. Spread dough into the prepared baking pan; cover with waxed paper and press firmly into pan. Prick dough through the waxed paper using a fork; remove waxed paper.
  3. Bake in the preheated oven until shortbread is lightly browned, about 1 1/2 hours. Turn off oven and remove pan. Cut shortbread into 1-inch squares. Return pan to oven until oven is completely cooled.
  4. Sprinkle shortbread with colored sugar, remove squares from pan, and store in an airtight container.
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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 50 kcal
  • 2%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 5.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol
  • 8 mg
  • 3%
  • Fat
  • 3.1 g
  • 5%
  • Fiber
  • 0.1 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 0.5 g
  • < 1%
  • Sodium
  • 22 mg
  • < 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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