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Shortbread

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Ingredients
  All purpose flour 6 Cup (96 tbs)
  Sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Soft butter 1 Pound (2 cups)
  Egg yolks 2
Directions

MAKING
1 In a bowl, add the first 3 ingredients and mix very well using your hands.
2 Add in egg yolks, one at a time kneading the dough throughly after every addition.
3 Divide the dough into 8 parts.
4 Roll out each part into a square or circle about 1/2 inch thick.
5 Prick using a fork.
6 Bake in preheated moderate oven 350°Fahrenheit for 15 minutes.
7 Lower the heat to slow 300°fahrenheit and bake for about 30 minutes longer.
8 Cut into eighths and return to oven until the edges are browned.

SERVING
9 Makes 64 triangles,serve as desired. Store airtight.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday, Party
Ingredient: 
Butter
Preparation Time: 
20 Minutes
Cook Time: 
45 Minutes
Ready In: 
65 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 6852 Calories from Fat 3367

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 383 g589.6%

Saturated Fat 237 g1185.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 1345.5 mg448.5%

Sodium 79.3 mg3.3%

Total Carbohydrates 774 g257.9%

Dietary Fiber 20.3 g81%

Sugars 202.3 g

Protein 86 g172.2%

Vitamin A 235.4% Vitamin C

Calcium 26.2% Iron 198.5%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Shortbread Recipe