Almond or Pecan Shortbread

Dee Stillwell

By
@LILLYDEE

This is a great easy shortbread cookie recipe. I make it with 1/2 fruictose and 1/2 Splenda for the diabetics in my family. I have not tried the new sweetners they are recomending now, ie: agave necture, truvia etc. If u try them, please let me know how it turns out.


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Serves:

about 7-8 dozen cookies

Prep:

15 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

2 c
butter, softened
1 c
granulated sugar ( or splenda)
2 tsp
vanilla extract
3 1/2 c
unbleached white flour
1/2 c
rice flour
1/2 tsp
salt
1 1/2 c
almonds or pecans, finely chopped

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 300 degrees. get out a jelly roll pan or I use a 12"x18" cookie sheet with 3/4" sides. Do not grease.
2
in mixer bowl. cream butter with the sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Sift together dry ingredients together. Slowly add to butter mixture.
3
Pat dough out into pan evenly. Prick with a fork all over. Bake for about 45 minutes until very lightly browned. Cool in pan for 5 minutes, then cut into bars 3/4"x 2" while still warm. Let cool completely. You can leave them plain or drizzle them with chocolate while still in the pan. Store in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy