European Shortbread Recipe

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European Shortbread

Judy Kaye

By
@paintedcookie

This recipe has been handed down at least 4 generations that I know of. It is made often because the ingredients are almost always on hand.


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Comments:

Serves:

3dz

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

10 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 c
butter or butter flavored shortening
1 c
sugar
1
egg
1 1/2 tsp
vanilla or almond extract
2 1/2 c
flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Cream sugar, eggs, butter and vanilla. Add flour mix well. Roll out on lightly floured surface and cut into rectangles or use a shortbread mold. Bake 12 to 15 minutes at 350 degrees.
2
I use this the basis for many variations. Sometimes I add nuts. Sometime chopped cranberries or grated orange or lemon peel.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Swedish
Other Tag: Quick & Easy
Hashtags: #easy, #shortbread