Frosted Shortbread cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 20
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 227.1
  • Total Fat: 10.8 g
  • Cholesterol: 37.8 mg
  • Sodium: 74.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 20.2 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 1.2 g

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Number of Servings: 20


    3/4 cup light brown sugar
    1 cup butter
    1 egg yolk
    2 cup flour

    2 tbsp butter
    1 1/4 powdered sugar
    5 tsp milk
    1/2 tsp vanilla extract (you can use any flavor, lemon is good too!)


Makes roughly 20 tbsp drop cookies

Pre-heat oven to 325.

Beat sugar and butter until fluffy with mixer. Add egg yolk, and slowly stir in flour. Cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 10-15 minutes. Form into tablespoon size balls. Cook for 10-14 minutes, until light brown.

To make frosting, mix all four ingredients until smooth. Pipe or spoon on top of cookies.

Number of Servings: 20

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user PAYLEW.

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