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Trefoils

Victoria Barton

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

12
Servings
401
Calories Per Serving

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
Servings12
Calories Per Serving401
Total Fat23g36%
Sugar17gN/A
Saturated15g73%
Cholesterol61mg20%
Protein4g8%
Carbs45g15%
Vitamin A194µg22%
Vitamin D0.4µg0.1%
Vitamin E0.7mg3.7%
Vitamin K2µg3%
Calcium13mg1%
Fiber1g3.9%
Folate (food)11µgN/A
Folate equivalent (total)107µg27%
Folic acid56µgN/A
Iron2mg9%
Magnesium9mg2%
Monounsaturated6gN/A
Niacin (B3)2mg11%
Phosphorus46mg7%
Polyunsaturated1gN/A
Potassium47mg1%
Riboflavin (B2)0.2mg11.4%
Sodium52mg2%
Sugars, added17gN/A
Thiamin (B1)0.3mg19.2%
Trans0.9gN/A
Zinc0.3mg1.9%
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