Shortbread With Oranges and Honey

Photo by Amy Neunsinger
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  • Serves 8
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 420 calories
    • Calories 49 calories from fat
    • Fat 23 g
    • Sat Fat 15 g
    • Cholesterol 60 mg
    • Sodium 150 mg
    • Protein 4 g
    • Carbohydrate 50 g
    • Sugar 24 g
    • Fiber 3 g


  1. Check 2 sticks unsalted butter, cold and cut into small pieces
  2. Check 1/2cup confectioners' sugar
  3. Check 1tablespoon grated orange zest
  4. Check 1teaspoon vanilla extract
  5. Check 2cups flour, plus more for the work surface
  6. Check 1/2teaspoon kosher salt
  7. Check 4 oranges or 8 clementines, peeled and sliced into circles
  8. Check 2 pints vanilla ice cream
  9. Check 1/3cup honey, warmed


  1. In a food processor, or in a large bowl using your fingers, mix the butter, sugar, zest, vanilla, flour, and salt until crumbly. Knead the dough in the bowl until it comes together.
  2. Place the dough on a large sheet of lightly floured parchment paper and roll it to a thickness of 1/4 inch. Trim the edges to form a large circle. Cover and refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  3. Heat oven to 300° F. Cut the dough into 16 wedges. Transfer the parchment paper and dough to a baking sheet. Bake until golden, about 45 minutes; let cool.
  4. Divide the shortbread, oranges, and ice cream among bowls. Drizzle the oranges with the honey.