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Simple Shortbread Squares

Karen Semmelrock

"My favorite Christmas cookie! They absolutely melt in your mouth!"
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2 h 45 m servings 50 cals
Original recipe yields 120 servings (120 cookie squares)

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  1. Preheat oven to 275 degrees F (135 degrees C). Butter a 9x13-inch baking pan.
  2. 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.
  3. 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.
  4. Sprinkle shortbread with colored sugar, remove squares from pan, and store in an airtight container.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 50 calories; 3.1 g fat; 5.1 g carbohydrates; 0.5 g protein; 8 mg cholesterol; 22 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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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.