Easy Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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Easy Shortbread Cookies is an easy, delicious and healthy, low calories, low fat, low cholesterol, low sodium, low carbohydrates, WeightWatchers (2) PointsPlus recipe for melt in your mouth cookies! NOTE: The dough must be refrigerated for at least 2 hours before baking, so plan a bit ahead. This is the best tasting shortbread cookie ever and will be asked for often. A must add to your Christmas cooking list. Makes 42 cookies.

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Servings: 42
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Ingredients

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  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup firmly packed brown sugar
  • 2-1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 tsp ground cinnamon

Directions

  1. Combine butter, brown sugar and vanilla in a large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add flour. Beat, scraping bowl often, until mixture leaves sides of bowl and forms a smooth, soft dough.
  2. Divide dough in half. Shape each half into a 6 x 2 inch round log. Wrap each log in plastic food wrap; refrigerate at least 2 hours.
  3. Preheat oven to 375° F. Cut logs into 1/4-inch slices with sharp knife. Place 1 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets. Bake for 7 to 9 minutes or until lightly browned on edges. Let stand 5 minutes before removing from cookie sheets.
  4. Stir together the sugar and cinnamon in a small bowl. Roll warm cookies in cinnamon-sugar mixture.

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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 17g
Recipe makes 42 servings
Calories 82  
Calories from Fat 39 48%
Total Fat 4.45g 6%
Saturated Fat 2.79g 11%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 12mg 4%
Sodium 32mg 1%
Potassium 12mg 0%
Total Carbs 10.11g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 4.94g 3%
Protein 0.74g 1%
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  • ShaleeDP
    December 10, 2014
    Very nice. This looks good, my daughter would like this.

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