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Easy Shortbread Cookies

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Easy Shortbread Cookies
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 4
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These buttery Easy Shortbread Cookies are spectacular! They are so easy to make and taste divine. Recipe by Tablespoon.com.
Nov 7, 2017

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Steps

  • 1
    Heat oven to 350° F. In large bowl, beat butter, icing sugar and vanilla with spoon. Stir in flour. (If dough is crumbly, mix in 1 to 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened.)
  • 2
    Roll dough 1/2 inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut into small shapes by hand or use cookie cutters. Place 1/2 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3
    Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until set and bottoms are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.

Expert Tips

  • Tip 1
    These cookies are sweet and simple and taste perfect just as they are, but if you did want to add any other ingredients, a little orange zest would be lovely.

Nutrition Information

70 Calories, 4g Total Fat, 0g Protein, 7g Total Carbs

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 4 dozen 1 1/2-inch cookies
Calories
70
Total Fat
4g
Saturated Fat
2.5g
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
Sodium
30mg
Total Carbs
7g
Dietary Fiber
0g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Exchanges:
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
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