Tea Time Shortbreads 1965 (Canadian)

READY IN: 17mins
Recipe by andypandy

these are dainty melt in your mouth cookies that I have been making for 30 years. please give it a try for your cookie tray or for the older folks with a nice cup of tea.

Top Review by Jezski

These were pretty good, not quite what I expected. I didn't use the orange zest, just not my thing. Instead I chopped up 3-4 squares of very good chocolate (Aldi's) and some walnuts, increased the vanilla, added some almond and rum extracts. Andypandy, thanks for sharing . . . Janet

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream the margarine, cream cheese and sugar until fluffy.
  2. Add beaten eggs, vanilla, and zest.
  3. Beat in well.
  4. Combine in the flour and the salt.
  5. Stir in the mini chocolate chips.
  6. Drop onto parchment lined or greased baking sheet.
  7. Bake 350 degrees for 11 to 12 minutes.
  8. Bottom should be browned only.
  9. Store after completely cooled in an airtight container.
  10. May also dredge into icing powder and then store if desired.

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