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Blueberry Pecan Shortbread Squares

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“These are so yummy! One of my husband's favorites.”
READY IN:
1hr 18mins
YIELD:
2 dozen
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Place pecans in a single layer in a shallow pan.
  2. Bake at 350°F for 8 minutes or until toasted.
  3. Stir together pecans, flour, and salt in a bowl.
  4. Beat 1 cup butter and 1 1/2 cups powdered sugar at medium speed with a heavy duty electric stand mixer 2 minutes or until pale and fluffy. Beat in vanilla extract. Gradually add flour mixture, beating at low speed 30 seconds after each addition until a dough comes together and holds shape.
  5. Press 2 cups dough in a thick layer onto bottom of a lightly greased 13x9-inch pan. Top evenly with fresh blueberries. Combine granulated sugars and lime rind and sprinkle evenly over berries. Crumble remaining dough evenly over berries.
  6. Bake at 350°F for 45-50 minutes or until golden. Cool shortbread in pan on a wire rack 2 hours. Cut into squares before serving.

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