Recipe By Anonymous
Published Jan 4th
Tender Shortbread
Prep - Cook - Additional - Ready In -
Servings 2 dozen Calories 242.1

These are great shortbreads for the holidays.

Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 2 cups sifted all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup fructose (fruit sugar)

Cooking Directions

  1. 1 Cream together butter and sugar. Add 1 3/4 cups flour gradually, reserving 1/2 cup for pastry board.
  2. 2 Turn dough out on board and gradually work in remaining flour, if necessary. Roll dough to 1/3 or 1/2 inch thickness; then cut with cookie cutter
  3. 3 Place on cookie sheet and bake at 300 degrees F (150 degrees C) for 30 to 35 minutes.

Nutrition Facts

  • Calories 242.1
  • Carbohydrate 24.2 g
  • Cholesterol 40.7 mg
  • Fat 15.5 g
  • Fiber 0.6 g
  • Protein 2.3 g
  • Saturated Fat 9.7 g
  • Sodium 109.5 mg
  • Sugar 7.8 g


  1. This is an excellent basic shortbread recipe (and I have been making shortbread for many many yrs.). A suggestion might be to chill slightly before trying to roll it. Another suggestion is to substitute 1/4 cup of rice flour or cornstarch for the all purpose flour. Enjoy
  2. This is the same recipe my family has made for generations. I use regular sugar and add all the flour then extra for rolling. I also roll them an 1/8th inch thick or less between sheets of waxed paper running back and forth to the freezer to keep them chilled! I then paint them with - Read more ...
  3. Nice matters! Others might find this very good. I will give it a try.