Lemon-Chamomile Shortbread

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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 169 calories
    • Fat 10 g
    • Sat Fat 6.5 g
    • Cholesterol 27 mg
    • Sodium 34 mg
    • Protein 2 g
    • Carbohydrate 18 g
    • Sugar 6 g
    • Fiber 0.5 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 6 mg

Ingredients

  1. Check 1cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  2. Check 1/2cup sugar
  3. Check 1/4teaspoon salt
  4. Check grated zest from 1 lemon
  5. Check 1teaspoon loose chamomile tea
  6. Check 2 1/4cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 325° F. Combine the butter, sugar, and salt in a mixer and beat until light and fluffy. Blend in the lemon zest, loose tea, and flour until smooth. Press into an 8-inch square cake pan. 
  2. Bake 30 minutes or just until the shortbread begins to turn golden. Cut into 9 squares, then cut each square into 2 triangles.
  3. Cool completely on a wire rack. Remove the shortbread cookies from the pan.