Rating: 4 stars 3.8
28 Ratings
  • 5 star values: 14
  • 4 star values: 6
  • 3 star values: 2
  • 2 star values: 3
  • 1 star values: 3

Light, buttery shortbread cookies! Cut them into Christmas shapes and decorate with colored sugar and maraschino cherries.

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Recipe Summary

Servings:
12
Yield:
2 dozen
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Ingredients

12
Original recipe yields 12 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

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  • Cream together the butter, sugar, salt, nutmeg and egg yolk. Add the flour a little at a time until mixture is stiff.

  • Place onto floured board and knead lightly until the dough begins to crack. Roll out 1/4 inch thickness and cut into desired shapes.

  • Place on un-greased cookie sheet, decorate with colored sugar crystals and maraschino cherries.

  • Bake for 10 minutes or until golden brown.

Nutrition Facts

283 calories; protein 2.6g; carbohydrates 33.1g; fat 16g; cholesterol 57.7mg; sodium 207.3mg. Full Nutrition
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