Orange-Poppy Seed Shortbread Wedges

Photo by  Jose Picayo
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  • Makes 12 Wedges
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 133 calories
    • Fat 9 g
    • Sat Fat 5 g
    • Cholesterol 22 mg
    • Sodium 21 mg
    • Protein 1 g
    • Carbohydrate 13 g
    • Sugar 5 g
    • Fiber 0 g
    • Iron 1 mg
    • Calcium 12 mg


  1. Check 1/2cup (1 stick) cold unsalted butter, cut into pieces, plus more for the pan
  2. Check 1cup all-purpose flour, spooned and leveled
  3. Check 1/2cup confectioners’ sugar
  4. Check 1/8teaspoon kosher salt
  5. Check 2teaspoons grated orange zest
  6. Check 2teaspoons poppy seeds


  1. Heat oven to 350° F. Butter a 9-inch fluted removable-bottom tart pan or round cake pan.
  2. In a food processor fitted with the metal blade, process the flour, sugar, butter, and salt until moist clumps form. Add the orange zest and poppy seeds and pulse once or twice just to combine.
  3. Press the mixture evenly into the prepared pan. Bake until lightly golden, 25 to 30 minutes.
  4. Using a serrated knife, cut the warm shortbread into 12 wedges. Let the wedges cool completely before removing them from the pan.