Trefoils

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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
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
23g
36%
Sugar
17g
N/A
Saturated Fat
15g
73%
Cholesterol
61mg
20%
Protein
4g
8%
Carbs
45g
15%
Vitamin A
194µg
22%
Vitamin D
0.4µg
0.1%
Vitamin E
0.7mg
3.7%
Vitamin K
2µg
3%
Calcium
13mg
1%
Fiber
1g
3.9%
Folate (food)
11µg
N/A
Folate equivalent (total)
107µg
27%
Folic acid
56µg
N/A
Iron
2mg
9%
Magnesium
9mg
2%
Monounsaturated
6g
N/A
Niacin (B3)
2mg
11%
Phosphorus
46mg
7%
Polyunsaturated
1g
N/A
Potassium
47mg
1%
Riboflavin (B2)
0.2mg
11.4%
Sodium
52mg
2%
Sugars, added
17g
N/A
Thiamin (B1)
0.3mg
19.2%
Trans
0.9g
N/A
Zinc
0.3mg
1.9%

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