Old-Fashioned Shortbread

Serves: 28
Total Calories: 94


2 cups flour
1 cup butter softened
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon ginger ground or 1 teaspoon lemon extract
Granulated sugar (optional)
Lemon Glaze (optional)


Preheat oven to 350°.

In a medium bowl, mix flour, butter, powdered sugar and ginger or lemon extract until well blended and forms a dough.

On an ungreased baking sheet, pat dough into a 14 x 6-inch rectangle. Using a pastry cutter or knife, score dough deeply, dividing rectangle in half lengthwise, then score crosswise to make 1-inch bars. Lightly sprinkle with sugar if not glazing after baking.

Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until set and a light golden brown. Cool completely on baking sheet on a wire rack.

Glaze if desired and break into bars. Store loosely covered if glazedotherwise store in an airtight container.

Nutritional Facts:

Serves: 28
Total Calories: 94
Calories from Fat: 57

This Old-Fashioned Shortbread recipe is from the Cookie Creations Cookbook. Download this Cookbook today.

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