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Shortbread

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For all shortbread favorites here is recipe that is very easy and quick to make. Just in about 25 min of baking time, you have your sweet and wonderful shortbread ready to eat. Give it a try for sure and you will love it!
Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
  Confectioners sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Vanilla extract 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
  Salt 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Sugar 2 Tablespoon
Directions

Heat the oven to 325 degrees.
Beat the butter with the confectioners' sugar until light and creamy.
Add the vanilla and beat well.
Sift together the flour and salt and fold into the butter mixture.
Put the dough on an unbuttered baking sheet and pat into a circle 3/8 inch thick.
Score into 8 or 10 wedges with a sharp knife.
Mark the edge decoratively with a fork.
Bake for 25 minutes until the shortbread is pale brown around the edges.
Remove the shortbread to a rack and let cool for 10 minutes.
Sprinkle the sugar on top and cut the shortbread into wedges.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 3127 Calories from Fat 1624

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 185 g284.5%

Saturated Fat 116 g579.8%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 483.8 mg161.3%

Sodium 514.5 mg21.4%

Total Carbohydrates 341 g113.7%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 147.1 g

Protein 28 g55.5%

Vitamin A 112.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 9.2% Iron 64.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Shortbread Recipe