Scottish Brown Sugar Shortbread
45 mins (prep 20, cooking 25)
4 ingredients
24 servings
Very light and flavourful shortbread. This is such a simple recipe you will be surprised that it tastes so yummy. The real trick is using brown sugar and real butter. I have made this with and without the vanilla and I enjoy it either way. This recipe is a staple in my recipe library.

Categories:  5-ingredients-or-less , <-60-mins , seasonal , hand-formed-cookies , easy , rolled-cookies , number-of-servings , cookie-and-brownie , time-to-make , for-large-groups , dessert ,
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Serving Size (40.8 g)
Servings 24
Amount per Serving
Calories 217.98 Calories from Fat 145.8
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16.2g 598.05%
Saturated Fat 10.16g 1219.26%
Trans Fat 0.65g %
Cholesterol 42.39mg 339.13%
Sodium 128.5mg 128.5%
Total Carbohydrate 16.1g 128.81%
Dietary Fiber 0.56 g 54.12%
Sugars 0.23 g %
Protein 2.32g 111.37%
Vitamin A 493.14IU% Vitamin C 0.0mg%
Calcium 7.87mg% Iron 0.97mg%
*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:
packed brown sugar