|Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)|
|Servings: 2 dozen|
|Amount per serving|
|% Daily Value*|
|Total Fat 8g||11%|
|Saturated Fat 5g||25%|
|Total Carbohydrate 11g||4%|
|Dietary Fiber 0g||1%|
|*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.|
The simplicity of shortbread makes it popular, and the butter flavor is amazing. You also can add vanilla powder for extra flavor. A simple egg wash and sugar topping may be added before baking. Gently brush the egg wash–1 egg white beaten with 1 teaspoon of water—onto the cookies and sprinkle with plain granulated sugar or a decorating sugar.
- 1 cup butter (room temperature)
- 1 cup sugar (granulated)
- 3 cups flour (all-purpose)
Thoroughly cream sugar and butter. Add 2 1/2 cups of the flour and mix thoroughly. Turn out onto a surface floured with remaining 1/2 cup of flour. Knead dough until it cracks on the surface.
Roll out 1/4-inch thick and cut out with cutters. Prick cookies with fork tines and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 275 F for about 45 to 55 minutes or until lightly browned.