Lemon-Chamomile Shortbread

Lemon-Chamomile Shortbread
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Makes 18 cookies| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:

Ingredients

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • grated zest from 1 lemon
  • 1 teaspoon loose chamomile tea
  • 2 1/4 cups 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.
By March, 2003

Nutritional Information

  • Per ServingServing Size: 1 cookie
  • Calories 169
  • Fat 10g
  • Sat Fat 6.5g
  • Cholesterol 27mg
  • Sodium 34mg
  • Protein 2g
  • Carbohydrate 18g
  • Sugar 6g
  • Fiber 0.5g
  • Iron 1mg
  • Calcium 6mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .

Quick Tip

Red, yellow, and green apples
Pat washed fruits and veggies dry before bagging them for storage. Damp items spoil quickly.

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