Melissa Williamson Recipe

Holiday Shortbread

By Melissa Williamson georgiagirl48

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16 cookies
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Melissa's Story

My family and friends loves my shortbread and I make them for Christmas and it is so easy to make shortbread and it is so delicious to dip in coffee or milk. We love it!!


1 c
(2 sticks) butter, softened
1 c
granulated sugar
2 1/4 c
all purpose flour
egg yolk
1 tsp
vanilla extract
egg white
1/2 c
sliced almonds
1/4 c
red and / or green tinted sugar

Directions Step-By-Step

Preheat oven to 350°F. Grease a 13 × 9-inch baking pan.

Combine butter and granulated sugar in a large bowl. Beat with an electric mixer set at low speed until creamy.

Add flour to butter mixture and mix well. Beat in egg yolk and vanilla extract. Spread in prepared baking pan.

Beat egg white in a small bowl until foamy. Spread on top of dough with a pastry brush. Sprinkle the almonds and tinted sugar on top.

Bake until lightly browned, about 25 minutes. Cool in the pan on a wire rack. Cut into squares.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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Aug 24, 2013 - Sharon Colyer shared this recipe with discussion group: Holiday Treats
Melissa Williamson georgiagirl48
Nov 10, 2011
You welcome, Eve. Thanks.
Eve Anderson(AKA-POETGRL) mumm6
Nov 10, 2011
Another Yummy One, Thank You.
Melissa Williamson georgiagirl48
Nov 10, 2011
Thanks, Stephanie.