Shortbread Cookie

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Try this recipe for a classic Shortbread Cookie
Shortbread Cookie Recipe

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You can't beat this classic shortbread recipe that produces a tender, crumbly product. Add nuts, raisins, or spices to make it your own. — Angela Carlos

1380
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients
Makes
30 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 Pound unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 Cup powdered sugar
  • 1/2 Cup packed brown sugar
  • 2 3/4 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 3/4 Cups cornstarch
  • 1/2 Teaspoon baking powder

Directions

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.

In a large bowl using an electric mixer on medium speed, cream the butter with the powdered and borwn sugars until fluffy.

Sift the flour, cornstarch, and baking powder in to the bowl. Mix well to make a firm dough. Transfer to a well-floured work surface and roll the dough out about 1/4-inch thick with a rolling pin or your hands. Using a 1- to 2-inch cookie cutter, cut the dough into shapes and transfer to the prepared baking sheet.

Place in the oven and bake for about 20 minutes until golden. Transfer the cookies to a wire rack to cool completely. serve on a decorative platter.

Bread Shopping Tip

Be sure to purchase the correct flour a recipe calls for – flours differ in gluten or protein content, making each suited for specific tasks.

Bread Cooking Tip

Insert a toothpick into the center of cakes, bar cookies, and quick breads to test for doneness – it should come out clean or only have a few crumbs clinging to it.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
93g
100%
Sugar
42g
N/A
Saturated Fat
58g
100%
Cholesterol
244mg
81%
Protein
10g
20%
Carbs
130g
43%
Vitamin A
776µg
86%
Vitamin B12
0.2µg
3.2%
Vitamin D
2µg
N/A
Vitamin E
3mg
14%
Vitamin K
8µg
10%
Calcium
106mg
11%
Fiber
3g
10%
Folate (food)
29µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
254µg
63%
Folic acid
132µg
N/A
Iron
4mg
24%
Magnesium
25mg
6%
Monounsaturated
24g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
5mg
26%
Phosphorus
181mg
26%
Polyunsaturated
4g
N/A
Potassium
157mg
4%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.5mg
27.4%
Sodium
70mg
3%
Sugars, added
41g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.7mg
45.4%
Trans
4g
N/A
Zinc
0.7mg
4.9%