Kayla C.: "Another shortbread recipe I can add to the collec…" Read More
6Ingredients
90Calories
45Minutes

Shortbread lovers, get ready for a new experience! This easy to make recipe takes about 45 minutes from start to finish, which includes resting time for the dough. It features butter, egg yolks, sugar, and flour. Their richness will be a perfect complement to bitter drinks.

Ingredients

  • 200 grams softened butter
  • 3 egg yolks
  • 120 grams sugar
  • 370 grams flour
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1 egg yolk

Directions

  1. Preheat the oven to 160 degrees Celsius.
  2. With an electric mixer beat the butter, egg yolks and sugar until the mixture is creamy.
  3. Add the flour, salt and beat again to get a soft dough.
  4. Refrigerate for 20 min.
  5. On a floured surface roll out the dough to a thickness of 4 mm and cut out cookies with a cookie cutter.
  6. Prick the dough with a small knife turned on the back.
  7. Arrange the shortbread cookies on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. Glaze with a yolk mixed with a little water.
  9. Wait 5 minutes and glaze again.
  10. Decorate with a fork and bake for 12 minutes.
  11. Cookies may be kept 3-4 days in an airtight container.
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NutritionView more

90Calories
Sodium1%DV35mg
Fat7%DV4.5g
Protein2%DV1g
Carbs3%DV10g
Fiber0%DV0g

PER SERVING *

Calories90Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Fat4.5g7%
Saturated Fat2.5g13%
Trans Fat
Cholesterol30mg10%
Sodium35mg1%
Potassium15mg0%
Protein1g2%
Calories from Fat45
% DAILY VALUE*
Total Carbohydrate10g3%
Dietary Fiber0g0%
Sugars3g6%
Vitamin A
Vitamin C
Calcium
Iron

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Reviews(1)

Yummly User
Kayla C. 6 Jul 2015
Another shortbread recipe I can add to the collection of heavy hitters. They were the perfect texture and thickness and had a candy-like sugar infusion that livens the tastebuds.