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    Lemon Poppy Seed Shortbread

    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    4 hrs 25 mins

    4 hrs

    25 mins

    Lennie's Note:

    For all the lemon lovers :-) Prep time includes lots of chilling time.

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    Ingredients:

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Using an electric mixer, in a large bowl beat butter and sugar until creamy and smooth; then add lemon juice and zest, and vanilla, and beat well.
    2. 2
      In another bowl, combine the flour, poppy seeds and salt; add these dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix until well combined.
    3. 3
      Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill in fridge for at least 3 hours (you can also freeze dough for up to 2 months).
    4. 4
      Preheat oven to 300F degrees.
    5. 5
      Roll dough between two sheets of wax paper to a 1/4-inch thick rectangle about 10 by 12 inches.
    6. 6
      Cut shortbread dough into 3x2-inch bars (make them 3x1 if you wish) using a knife or sharp edge.
    7. 7
      Place on ungreased cookie sheet (s) one inch apart.
    8. 8
      Prick the shortbread with a fork and bake until pale golden, approx 25 minutes.
    9. 9
      Cool on a wire rack.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 09, 2006

      55

      Very elegant and subtle flavored shortbread. Loved the combination of poppy seeds and lemon. As I love strong flavors, I might add little more lemon, next time. But just a little. Will be regular staple at coffee time.

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    Nutritional Facts for Lemon Poppy Seed Shortbread

    Serving Size: 1 (595 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 148.3
     
    Calories from Fat 86
    58%
    Total Fat 9.6 g
    14%
    Saturated Fat 5.8 g
    29%
    Cholesterol 24.4 mg
    8%
    Sodium 59.8 mg
    2%
    Total Carbohydrate 14.2 g
    4%
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    1%
    Sugars 4.5 g
    18%
    Protein 1.5 g
    3%

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