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    Mum's Shortbread

    Mum's Shortbread. Photo by dandelionleaf

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    Total Time:

    Prep Time:

    Cook Time:

    40 mins

    20 mins

    20 mins

    dandelionleaf's Note:

    Mum's holiday shortbread recipe, Grandma's alternate ingredient substitutions, plus my variations with chocolate or toffee sprinkles. A traditional Anglo-Canadian recipe.

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    Ingredients:

    Serves: 24

    Yield:

    cookies

    Units: US | Metric

    Directions:

    1. 1
      Mix butter and sugar with hands, mixing thoroughly until dissolved. Add flour and form into ball. Roll with rolling pin (no added flour on roller) between two sheets of waxed paper or plastic wrap. Cut into pieces with cookie cutter or knife and place on buttered cookie sheets. Pierce lightly with fork. (Variation: add toffee sprinkles if desired.) Bake at 350 degrees for 20-25 minutes, until lightly browned.
    2. 2
      Variation: cool and dip cookies into 1/2 cup chocolate (melted in microwave). Place on waxed paper or plastic wrap on cookie sheet and put in fridge until chocolate cools.

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    Nutritional Facts for Mum's Shortbread

    Serving Size: 1 (48 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 24

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 243.7
     
    Calories from Fat 139
    57%
    Total Fat 15.5 g
    23%
    Saturated Fat 9.7 g
    48%
    Cholesterol 40.6 mg
    13%
    Sodium 135.5 mg
    5%
    Total Carbohydrate 24.2 g
    8%
    Dietary Fiber 0.5 g
    2%
    Sugars 8.3 g
    33%
    Protein 2.3 g
    4%

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