Lemon Thyme Shortbread
Thyme adds a wonderful aroma and flavor to this elegant lemon shortbread cookie.
40 min.prep time
60 min.total time
1/2 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme leaves
1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest
1/4 teaspoon salt
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup powdered sugar
1 teaspoon lemon juice
2 to 3 teaspoons water
Clear or white edible glitter, if desired
Heat oven to 350°F. Line 8-inch square baking pan with aluminum foil, extending over edges. Set aside.
Stir together all shortbread ingredients except flour in bowl. Add flour, beating on low speed until combined.
Press dough evenly into prepared pan. Bake 17-19 minutes or until edges are golden brown. Cool 2 minutes in pan.
Lift bars from pan, using foil. Cut bars into 9 equal squares. Cut each square in half diagonally, forming triangles. Cool completely.
Make glaze by stirring together powdered sugar and lemon juice in bowl; add enough water for desired consistency. Drizzle over shortbread. Immediately sprinkle with edible glitter, if desired.
Nutrition Facts (1 bar)
Dietary Fiber: 0g
Recipe #15649©2012Land O'Lakes, Inc.