7 Reviews

A great recipe, and a great base for vanilla orange ice cream! I didn't make the optional glaze and just served this with some homemade ice cream. It was a huge hit, and I will certainly be making this again! Thanks!

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Mirj April 10, 2007

I was very excited to try this recipe because of all the other ratings. It got mixed reviews at our house. It wasn't flaky, like I expect a shortbread to be~it was way too heavy. We also thought the dough was pretty dry. I do alot of baking and this just wasn't a recipe that I would make again.

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bwilliams March 28, 2007

I just loved this citrusy shortbread! Its flavor is not too sweet, texture very good, and proportions of fruit and white chocolate excellent. The recipe is very well-written and easy to follow. I added a little of extra flour to the dough and skipped the optional glaze. These pretty & delicious shortbread cookies will definitely be added to my annual Christmas goodie platter. Good luck in the contest!

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Deb's Recipes March 17, 2007

I made these on a sunday when I needed to satisfy my baking benge. I'm really glad I did. This had a nice buttery sweet taste and was great served with my afternoon tea.

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Daisy Mae March 17, 2007

Loved the flavor combinations here. The brown sugar added a new richness to the cookie that you down find in most shortbreads. The additions of white chocolate, apricots and Cointreau were just delicious and we hard a hard time not slurping up the boozy fruit before the dish was made. Needless to say, we used the drained liquid in the glaze. Though we loved the cookie, we did think it was a little dense because of the melted butter and missed the flakiness that on finds in a traditional shortbread. A minor point and one that did not lessen the quick dispatch of this treat. Thanks for such a creative and pleasurable bar!

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justcallmetoni March 17, 2007

I made this recipe for our bible study and peopel were surprised that someone made it up! I used the Grand Marnier sub listed in the kitchen dictionary (oj concentrate and orange extract)and I did use the glaze. I found the dough to be very dry and ended up adding a bit of milk to the dry crumbs before pressing it into the pan. Great job and good luck!

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* Pamela * March 17, 2007

Oh my goodness these are wonderful! Buttery and sweet and tart and rich. Cut as specified, they make a perfectly-sized cookie to accompany a cup of tea. Just delightful and delicious.

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BarbryT March 17, 2007
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