My favorite Christmas cookie! They absolutely melt in your mouth!

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
cook:
1 hr 30 mins
additional:
1 hr
total:
2 hrs 45 mins
Servings:
120
Yield:
120 cookie squares
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Ingredients

120
Original recipe yields 120 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Butter a 9x13-inch baking pan.

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  • Mix 4 cups and 2 tablespoons flour, butter, and white sugar together in a bowl using your hands until completely mixed. Spread dough into the prepared baking pan; cover with waxed paper and press firmly into pan. Prick dough through the waxed paper using a fork; remove waxed paper.

  • Bake in the preheated oven until shortbread is lightly browned, about 1 1/2 hours. Turn off oven and remove pan. Cut shortbread into 1-inch squares. Return pan to oven until oven is completely cooled.

  • Sprinkle shortbread with colored sugar, remove squares from pan, and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

50 calories; protein 0.5g; carbohydrates 5.1g; fat 3.1g; cholesterol 8.1mg; sodium 21.9mg. Full Nutrition
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Rating: 2 stars
09/16/2015
The recipe says it supposed to cook for an hour and a half;i had to take it out of the oven halfway through and it tasted slightly burnt. Read More
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