World's Best Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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This recipe has been in our family for many years and is a tradition at Christmas

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Servings: 75


Cost per serving $0.07 view details


  1. Pre heat oven to 325°
  2. In the bowl of the mixer place the sugar and butter and cream until soft and fluffy.
  3. Add the yolk and vanilla and continue to mix until completely incorporated.
  4. Slowly add the flour and mix until all combined.
  5. You can take teaspoon fulls roll into ball and place on an ungreased baking pan or use a #100 scoop. Using the back of the tines of a lightly floured fork flattened the balls.
  6. Place into the preheated oven and bake for 28 minutes until they begin to lightly brown. Remove to a wire rack to cool and once cooled can be stored in an air tight container for up to 2 weeks, but don't worry they won't last that long. This recipe yields about 75+ cookies.


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Nutrition Facts

Amount Per Serving %DV
Serving Size 15g
Recipe makes 75 servings
Calories 78  
Calories from Fat 44 56%
Total Fat 4.95g 6%
Saturated Fat 3.11g 12%
Trans Fat 0.0g  
Cholesterol 13mg 4%
Sodium 35mg 1%
Potassium 9mg 0%
Total Carbs 7.77g 2%
Dietary Fiber 0.2g 1%
Sugars 2.7g 2%
Protein 0.74g 1%
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