English Lemon Shortbread Strips
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English Lemon Shortbread Strips

Lemon is a flavorful complement to this traditional buttery lemon shortbread recipe that is remarkably easy to make.

60
cookies
15 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 15 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Shortbread

2 cups Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1 cup sugar

1/4 cup lemon juice

4 teaspoons freshly grated lemon zest

4 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Glaze

1 cup powdered sugar

2 tablespoons Land O Lakes® Butter softened

2 tablespoons lemon juice

Garnish

1 tablespoon freshly grated lemon zest

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Lightly grease 15x10x1-inch baking pan; set aside.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine all shortbread ingredients except flour in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour; beat at low speed until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  3. STEP 3

    Press dough evenly into prepared pan. Bake 30-35 minutes or until light golden brown. Cool completely.

  4. STEP 4

    Combine all glaze ingredients in bowl; beat with whisk until smooth.

  5. STEP 5

    Spread thin layer of glaze over cooled shortbread; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon lemon zest, if desired. Let stand 30 minutes to set.

  6. STEP 6

    Cut into 2 1/2x1-inch strips.

Nutrition

110Calories
7Fat (mg)
20Cholesterol (mg)
65Sodium (mg)
13Carbohydrates (g)
0Dietary Fiber
1Protein (g)

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  September 08, 2017

Made these for my local social club and everyone loved them and asked for the recipe. They were yummy and buttery and lemony! My favorite!

— says Christy
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  April 30, 2016

ok but needed tweaking. Traditional shortbread is a 1:2:3 parts sugar, butter, flour recipe by weight not volume. So if you make this keep adding flour until you have pea sized balls of dough then make the cookies. Plus I used the zest in the cookie mix and saved the juice for a glaze made of icing sugar and tiny bit of butter and lemon juice.

— says Chat
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