Tender Shortbread Recipe

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Dwight Published: March 3, 2021 Modified: May 31, 2021

How To Make Tender Shortbread

You only need 3 ingredients to make this tender shortbread recipe for a ultimate melt-in-your-mouth treat! Enjoy these baked sweets for a quick snack.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 35 minutes
Total: 45 minutes



  • 1cupbutter,softened
  • 2cupsall purpose flour,sifted
  • ½cupfructose,(fruit sugar)


  1. Cream together the butter and sugar. Add 1¾ cups of flour gradually, reserving the remaining flour for the pastry board.

  2. Turn the dough out on the board and gradually work in the remaining flour, if necessary. Roll the dough to ⅓ or ½-inch thickness, then cut with a cookie cutter.

  3. Place on a cookie sheet and bake at 300 degrees F for 30 to 35 minutes.

  4. Serve and enjoy.


  • Calories: 119.68kcal
  • Fat: 7.77g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.87g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.33g
  • Carbohydrates: 11.76g
  • Fiber: 0.29g
  • Sugar: 3.83g
  • Protein: 1.16g
  • Cholesterol: 20.34mg
  • Sodium: 1.35mg
  • Calcium: 3.88mg
  • Potassium: 13.42mg
  • Iron: 0.49mg
  • Vitamin A: 64.70µg
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