Lemon-Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

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Lemon-Rosemary Shortbread Cookies

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Shortbread cookies with pressed herbs on top

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Recipe Data

30
Servings
35min
Prep
1hr15min
Total

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    Description

    Decorate these 5-ingredient cookies with edible garnishes for beauty and flavor! We used fresh rosemary, lemon wedges, and edible flowers. 

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    Servings and Ingredients

    Ingredients
    Serves 30
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    2 c.Hy-Vee all-purpose flour, plus additional for dusting
    1 c.Hy-Vee unsalted butter, cold, cut into 1/2-inch cubes
    ½ c.Hy-Vee powdered sugar
    1 tbsp.lemon zest
    1 tbsp.fresh rosemary, finely chopped
    Desired edible garnishes, such as: edible flowers, fresh rosemary springs, and thinly sliced and quartered lemons

    Things To Grab

    • 2 large baking sheets
    • Parchment paper
    • Large stand mixer with paddle attachment
    • Rolling pin
    • 2-to-3-inch cookie cutter
    • Wire cooling rack

    Directions

    1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line two baking sheets with parchment paper; set aside.

    2. Place flour, butter, powdered sugar, lemon zest, and rosemary in a stand mixer fitted with a paddle attachment. Mix about 2 minutes or until mixture forms a soft dough.

    3. Place dough on a floured surface and roll to 1/4-inch thickness. Using a 2-to-3-inch cookie cutter, cut out cookies. Pierce center of cookie with a fork. Press desired edible decorations into cookies until they adhere.

    4. Bake cookies 18 to 20 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool on a wire cooling rack. Store baked cookies, covered, in the refrigerator for up to 3 days.

    Nutrition facts

    Servings

    90 Calories per serving
    1 cookie

    Amounts Per Serving

    • Total Fat: 6g
    • Cholesterol: 15mg
    • Sodium: 0mg
    • Total Carbohydrates: 8g
    • Protein: 1g

    Daily Values

    0%
    Iron 0%
    0%
    Calcium 0%
    0%
    Vitamin D 0%
    0%
    Potassium 0%

    Recipe Source:

    Hy-Vee Test Kitchen