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

Karen Semmelrock


Original recipe yields 120 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Instructions Checklist
  • Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Butter a 9x13-inch baking pan.

  • 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; 3.1 g total fat; 8 mg cholesterol; 22 mg sodium. 5.1 g carbohydrates; 0.5 g protein; Full Nutrition

Reviews (1)

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Rating: 2 stars
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