Cardamom Ginger Crunch

Recipe by alligirl
READY IN: 45mins
SERVES: 48
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition

DIRECTIONS

  • Heat oven to 375°. Grease a 9" x 13" baking dish; set aside.
  • Put 18 tablespoons butter and sugar in a large bowl; beat with a handheld mixer on medium until fluffy.
  • Add flour, 3 teaspoons ginger, 1 teaspoons ground cardamom, baking powder, and 1 teaspoons salt; mix until incorporated but still crumbly.
  • Transfer mixture to reserved dish; press flat with your hands.
  • Bake until shortbread is golden brown, about 20 minutes. Let cool.
  • In a 1-qt. saucepan over medium heat, combine remaining butter, ginger, cardamom, and salt and the confectioners' sugar and syrup.
  • Bring to a boil and pour over shortbread; cool.
  • Cut into 2" rectangles.