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Tender Shortbread Recipe

Tender Shortbread

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"These are great shortbreads for the holidays."

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Original recipe makes 2 dozen Change Servings
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Directions

  1. Cream together butter and sugar. Add 1 3/4 cups flour gradually, reserving 1/2 cup for pastry board.
  2. Turn dough out on board and gradually work in remaining flour, if necesary. Roll dough to 1/3 or 1/2 inch thickness; then cut with cookie cutter
  3. Place on cookie sheet and bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes.
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Jul 01, 2005

terrible!!! hate it!!! WWWWWWWWWWWWWAAAAAAAAAAAAAAAYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYYY to dry!!!

 
Dec 23, 2009

This is the same recipe my family has made for generations. I use regular sugar and add all the flour, then extra for rolling. I also roll them an 1/8th inch thick or less, between sheets of waxed paper, running back and forth to the freezer to keep them chilled! I then *paint* them with a powdered sugar/ milk mixture thinned up enough to use a silicone brush to just glaze them. Absolutely the best butter cookie ever! I usually get 40+ cookies out of the same recipe.

 

5 Ratings

Sep 18, 2008

Nice matters! Others might find this very good. I will give it a try.

 
May 20, 2010

This is an excellent basic shortbread recipe (and I have been making shortbread for many, many yrs.). A suggestion might be to chill slightly before trying to roll it. Another suggestion is to substitute 1/4 cup of rice flour or cornstarch for the all purpose flour. Enjoy

 

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Nutrition

  • Calories
  • 242 kcal
  • 12%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 24.2 g
  • 8%
  • Cholesterol
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Fat
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Fiber
  • 0.6 g
  • 2%
  • Protein
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Sodium
  • 109 mg
  • 4%

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

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