“This is my mom's tried and true shortbread recipe. She got it from my grandmother. We make these every Christmas, and look forward to them every year.”
READY IN:
30mins
YIELD:
48-60 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Sift flour and baking powder together in a small bowl.
  2. Cream butter, add sugar slowly, mixing well.
  3. Mix in egg and lemon zest.
  4. Add flour/baking powder mixture, mix in well.
  5. Shape into balls about the size of a golf ball, place on pan, flatten slightly with the bottom of a glass.
  6. Bake at 300° for 15-20 minutes, just until a bit golden on the edges.
  7. These last well if kept in a tightly covered container, and actually taste even better after a day or two as the flavors develop.

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