Shortbread Cookies

Course : Cookies
Serves: 48 Cookies
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Ingredients:

4 cups all-purpose flour
1 cup light brown sugar -- packed
1 pound unsalted butter -- softened
 

Preparation / Directions:

The 2nd place winner in the Chicago Tribune's 1996 Annual Holiday Cookie Contest, a simple brown-sugar shortbread from Sandra Petrille of Naperville, Illinois. 1. Heat oven to 325'F. Beat all ingredients in large bowl of electric mixer on medium-high speed until smooth, about 4 minutes. 2. Divide dough into 4 pieces. Roll out 1 piece of dough at a time on lightly floured surface to 1/16- to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut out dough with cookie cutters. 3. Bake cookies on ungreased baking sheet until pale brown and slightly firm to the touch, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove to cooling rack. Decorate as desi

 

Nutritional Information:

117 Calories (kcal); 8g Total Fat; (59% calories from fat); 1g Protein; 11g Carbohydrate; 21mg Cholesterol; 2mg Sodium


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