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Swedish Shortbread Recipe
|Butter/Margarine||1 Cup (16 tbs), softened|
|Sugar||10 Tablespoon (1/2 Cup Plus 2 Tablespoons)|
|All purpose flour/Unbleached flour||2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs) (Pillsbury'S Best)|
|Raspberry jam||1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)|
|Powdered sugar||1 Cup (16 tbs)|
|Almond extract||1 Teaspoon|
Calories 688 Calories from Fat 272
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 31 g47.6%
Saturated Fat 19.3 g96.7%
Trans Fat 0 g
Cholesterol 80.6 mg26.9%
Sodium 5.2 mg0.2%
Total Carbohydrates 98 g32.7%
Dietary Fiber 1.4 g5.6%
Sugars 56.8 g
Protein 6 g11.4%
Vitamin A 18.7% Vitamin C
Calcium 1.7% Iron 13.5%
*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet
Divide dough into 6 parts.
On ungreased ax)kie sheets, roll or pat each part into a strip about 1 1/2 inches wide and 12 inches long.
Using knife handle, make slight indentation lengthwise down center of each strip.
Do not make indentation too deep or cookies will break.
Fill indentation with jam.
Bake 10 to 12 minutes until edges are lightly browned.
In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, almond extract and water to make thin glaze.
While still warm, drizzle glaze across strips and cut diagonally into 1 inch slices.