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Brown Sugar Shortbread

Super simple and delicious, with only 3 ingredients, these velvety shortbreads will melt in your mouth.  The dark brown sugar gives it that wonderful hint of caramel.
Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time25 minutes
Total Time35 minutes
Course: cookies
Cuisine: American
Keyword: brown sugar, SHORTBREAD
Servings: 36 cookies
Calories: 85kcal


  • 1 cup butter softened
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups flour


  • Preheat oven to 300 degrees.
  • Cream butter and sugar in a large bowl. Gradually stir in flour and mix well.
  • Turn
  • dough out onto lightly-floured surface and knead until smooth. Place
  • dough on cookie sheet and pat into a rectangle about 1/3" thick
  • measuring approximately 11 x 8 inches. Cut into 2-inch by 1-inch
  • pieces. Prick each piece with fork.
  • Bake
  • at 300 degrees for about 25 minutes, or until bottoms begin to get
  • lightly brown. Cool on sheet 5 minutes, then remove to rack to cool
  • completely.


Serving: 1serving | Calories: 85kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 14mg | Sodium: 46mg | Potassium: 14mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin A: 158IU | Calcium: 5mg | Iron: 1mg