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Swedish Shortbread

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Swedish Shortbread is quite a deal and can be tried out anytime. This Swedish Shortbread is baked with the richness of raspberry jam, almond extract and seasonings. Give this flavorsome Swedish Shortbread a try!
  Butter/Margarine 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Sugar 10 Tablespoon (1/2 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)
  All purpose flour/Unbleached flour 2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (Pillsbury'S Best)
  Raspberry jam 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Powdered sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Almond extract 1 Teaspoon
  Water 3 Teaspoon

Preheat oven to 350° F (Lightly spoon flour into measuring cup; level off.) In bowl, cream butter and sugar; add flour and mix well.
Divide dough into 6 parts.
On ungreased ax)kie sheets, roll or pat each part into a strip about 1 1/2 inches wide and 12 inches long.
Using knife handle, make slight indentation lengthwise down center of each strip.
Do not make indentation too deep or cookies will break.
Fill indentation with jam.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes until edges are lightly browned.
In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, almond extract and water to make thin glaze.
While still warm, drizzle glaze across strips and cut diagonally into 1 inch slices.

Recipe Summary

Main Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 688 Calories from Fat 272

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 31 g47.6%

Saturated Fat 19.3 g96.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 80.6 mg26.9%

Sodium 5.2 mg0.2%

Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.7%

Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.6%

Sugars 56.8 g

Protein 6 g11.4%

Vitamin A 18.7% Vitamin C

Calcium 1.7% Iron 13.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Swedish Shortbread Recipe