Almond or Pecan Shortbread
2 cbutter, softened
1 cgranulated sugar ( or splenda)
2 tspvanilla extract
3 1/2 cunbleached white flour
1/2 crice flour
1 1/2 calmonds or pecans, finely chopped
How to Make Almond or Pecan Shortbread
- 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.
- in mixer bowl. cream butter with the sugar and vanilla until fluffy. Sift together dry ingredients together. Slowly add to butter mixture.
- 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.