Trefoils

Trefoils
Staff Writer
Victoria Barton

These classic Girl Scout cookies are a simple shortbread cookie with a hint of vanilla flavoring. 

12
Servings
401
Calories Per Serving
Deliver Ingredients

Ingredients

  • 3/4 Pounds unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 Cup sugar, plus extra for sprinkling
  • 1 Teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 Cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 Teaspoon salt

Directions

In a medium bowl, use an electric mixer to cream the butter and 1 cup of sugar, then add the vanilla. In a separate medium bowl, whisk together the flour and salt, then add to the butter and sugar mixture. Mix on low speed until the dough starts to come together. Transfer onto a surface dusted with flour and shape into a flat disk. Wrap in plastic to place in refrigerator for 30 minutes.

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.

Roll the dough 1/2-inch thick and cut with a 2-inch round cookie cutter. Place the cookies on a baking sheet, and sprinkle with sugar. Optional: press with a cookie stamp of your choice.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until they to brown.

Nutritional Facts

Total Fat
4g
6%
Sugar
8g
9%
Saturated Fat
1g
4%
Carbohydrate, by difference
81g
62%
Protein
9g
20%
Calcium, Ca
53mg
5%
Choline, total
6mg
1%
Fiber, total dietary
2g
8%
Folate, total
142µg
36%
Iron, Fe
5mg
28%
Magnesium, Mg
22mg
7%
Manganese, Mn
1mg
56%
Niacin
5mg
36%
Phosphorus, P
93mg
13%
Selenium, Se
20µg
36%
Sodium, Na
220mg
15%
Thiamin
1mg
91%
Water
9g
0%
Zinc, Zn
1mg
13%