Shamrock Shortbread Cookies

Shamrock Shortbread Cookies

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 80
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 105.6
  • Total Fat: 4.9 g
  • Cholesterol: 17.2 mg
  • Sodium: 43.5 mg
  • Total Carbs: 14.0 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

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View the original recipe for English Shortbread Cookies


You'll love these authentic shortbread cookies! You'll love these authentic shortbread cookies!
Number of Servings: 80


    1 pound butter (4 sticks/2 cups)
    8 cups white flour
    1.75 cups granulated sugar
    2 eggs
    1/4 tsp cream of tarter
    1/2 tsp baking soda
    1/2 cup milk
    1 tsp lemon extract (or substitute with almond)
    Green sugar


Mix flour, butter and sugar together. Mix will be powdery.

Mix rest of ingredients, add to dry mix.

Roll dough 1/4" thick and cut out using shamrock cookie cutter. Sprinkle with green sugar.

Bake at 350 degrees for 12-15 minutes on a ungreased cookie sheet.

Makes approx 6 1/2 dozen cookies.


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  • I used Splenda and soy milk to suit my household needs and to save some calories on the sugar! - 12/24/16

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  • I have not tried the recipe yet but I am confused how is the SPARK recipe a makeover from the original shortbread recipe you listed ???? What am I missing ?
    - 11/7/16

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  • What's the nutritional counts
    - 3/13/15

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  • Shortbread cookies are family we don't make them often! Never found a good one made with something other than butter though! And Yes, this recipe can easily be cut down.... My old trusty Betty Crocker recipe is 2 c flour, 3/4 c butter, 1/4 c sugar. That's it..! Enjoy
    - 3/13/15

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  • I wonder if there's any alternative to all that butter?? - 3/13/15

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