Lemon Shortbread

36
Servings
20m
Prep Time
15m
Cook Time
35m
Ready In


"A melt in your mouth shortbread with the tangy flavour of lemon"

Original recipe yields 36 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (13.1 g)
  • Calories 65.6
  • Total Fat - 3.9 g
  • Saturated Fat - 0.7 g
  • Cholesterol - 0.8 mg
  • Sodium - 34.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 7.1 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.1 g
  • Sugars - 2.8 g
  • Protein - 0.5 g
  • Calcium - 4.4 mg
  • Iron - 0.1 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0 mg
  • Thiamin - 0 mg

Step 1

Combine flour, corn starch, icing sugar and lemon rind in a large bowl. With large spoon, blend in butter. Work with hands until a soft, smooth dough forms.

Step 2

Roll dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut in shapes with cookie cutters. Place on ungreased baking sheets. Sprinkle with coloured sugars if desired. Bake at 300 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Remove from sheet, cool completely.

Step 3

Variation: Lemon Almond- Add 3/4 cup finely chopped unblanched almonds to dough or Lemon poppyseed- Add 1 tablespoon poppy seeds to dough.

Tips & Variations


No special items needed.

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Luvcookn

Melt in your mouth goodness! Made these with Meyer lemon zest and poppy seeds. Will definately be making these as part of my Christmas baskets this year. Fast and easy to put together which will be a boon come baking time! Thank you for sharing. Made for Billboard Recipe Tag.

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(26 Nov 2012)