Arabic Cardamom Shortbread (Gorayba)
40 mins (prep 30, cooking 10)
6 ingredients
50 servings
These cookies are made all over the Middle East. Each country and each household has their favourite recipe. The traditional shape is a horse shoe with the 2 ends pinched together and a nut is placed where they meet. I only do that if I am receiving guests or for a special occasion.

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Serving Size (14.35 g)
Servings 50
Amount per Serving
Calories 76.18 Calories from Fat 43.47
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 4.83g 371.34%
Saturated Fat 2.95g 737.72%
Trans Fat 0.0g %
Cholesterol 12.11mg 201.9%
Sodium 12.87mg 26.81%
Total Carbohydrate 8.18g 136.26%
Dietary Fiber 0.51 g 102.72%
Sugars 4.65 g %
Protein 0.65g 64.73%
Vitamin A 145.66IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 1.87mg% Iron 0.18mg%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your diet value must be higher or lower depending upon your calorie needs:
  Calories 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less Than 65g 80g
Sat Fat Less Than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less Than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less Than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carb   300g 375g
Dietary Fiber   25g 30g
Potassium   3,500 mg
Protein   50 g
Calories Per Gram
Fat 9•Carbohydrate 4•Protein 4
*Nutrition information was calculated excluding the following ingredients:
rose water