Sweet N Sassy Shortbread Bars Recipe

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Sweet n Sassy Shortbread Bars

Pami Toll


Very sweet I sometimes add cumin or paprika to give it a savory flavor.

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25 Min
20 Min


1 stick
softened ( room temp)real butter
3/4 c
1 Tbsp
almond extract , vanilla extract or your favorite
2 c
1 tsp
baking powder


1Preheat oven to 340 F
Mash softened butter in a large bowl, add sugar , almond extract. Add flour and Baking powder mixed , gradually keep mixing until all is incorporated. I do this by hand with wooden spoon , fairly simple.

2Butter bottom and sides of 1 round cake pan or similar dish. Press flour, sugar butter mixture into the bottom of pan. If needed add a little vegetable oil or 1 beaten egg if consistency isnt smooth.

3Bake low heat 340 degree for about 12 minutes, check with a knife to see if center comes out clean. You probably will need to bake UP TO another 10 minutes, but WATCH the shortbread and check it often so it is only lightly browned NOT BURNED

4remove cut into small pie slices . Let cool remove from pan and enjoy.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Desserts, Muffins
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: English
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian, Wheat Free
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids