Tender Shortbread

Tender Shortbread

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"These are great shortbreads for the holidays."
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servings 242 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 242 kcal
  • 12%
  • Fat:
  • 15.5 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.2g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 2.3 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 109 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
  • (-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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  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 necessary. 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.




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 w...

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

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 s...

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