Savory Mediterranean-style Shortbread

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Savory Mediterranean-style Shortbread


Shortbreads are usually a buttery sweet treat. This recipe for Savory Mediterranean-Style Shortbread uses the buttery cookie-like dough and kicks it into a savory sensation by using other flavorful and aromatic ingredients like rosemary, sun-dried tomatoes and olives for a tantalizing texture and taste. Be sure to leave time to keep them refrigerated for at least a half hour before removing them and baking them. We hope you love them too!


60 grams butter (softened)
1 teaspoon sugar
1/2 teaspoon finely ground salt
30 grams corn flour
70 grams wheat flour
10 grams ground almonds
2 tablespoons olive oil
2 grams baking powder
25 grams grated parmesan cheese
2 sun-dried tomatoes (cut into small pieces)
4 black olives (chopped)
pumpkin seeds (sunflower and)
coarse salt
1 egg whites


1Combine the butter, sugar, salt, corn flour, wheat flour, ground almond, olive oil, baking powder, grated parmesan, sun-dried tomatoes, and black olives in a bowl and mix until the dough forms a ball. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
2Preheat the oven to 350F.
3Remove the dough from the fridge. Take small pieces of dough and roll them into sausage shapes. Place them on a baking sheet lined with parchment paper. Brush the cookies with the egg white. Sprinkle half the cookies with sunflower and pumpkin seeds and the other half with coarse salt and rosemary.
4Bake for 20 minutes at 350F.
5Remove from the oven and allow them to cool before removing them from the baking sheet.
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