European Shortbread

European Shortbread Recipe

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Judy Kaye


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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20 Min
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  • 1 c
    butter or butter flavored shortening
  • 1 c
  • 1
  • 1 1/2 tsp
    vanilla or almond extract
  • 2 1/2 c

How to Make European Shortbread


  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.

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About European Shortbread

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

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