Holiday Shortbread Logs

Holiday Shortbread Logs
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2 Reviews
Tender, rich shortbread is combined with a brandy glaze and pecans in this special holiday cookie.
45 min
Prep Time
1:35
Total Time
36 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

1 3/4 cups
all-purpose flour
1 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/2 cup
powdered sugar
1 teaspoon
vanilla

Frosting

1 cup
powdered sugar
1 tablespoon
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/4 teaspoon
brandy flavoring*
1 to 2 tablespoons
hot water

Nuts

1/2 cup
chopped pecans
 
*Substitute 1/4 teaspoon vanilla.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350ºF.
  2. Combine all cookie ingredients in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often, until well mixed.
  3. Shape dough into 1/2-inch balls; shape balls into 2-inch logs. Place 1/2 inch apart onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  4. Bake 12-15 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  5. Combine 1 cup powdered sugar, 1 tablespoon butter and brandy flavoring in bowl. Beat at low speed, scraping bowl often and gradually adding enough hot water for desired consistency.
  6. Place wire cooling rack over waxed paper. Dip both ends of cookie into frosting, then into chopped pecans. Place cookies onto rack; let stand until set.

Recipe Tips

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
100
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
10g
Protein
1g
Fat
7g
Sodium
55mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

These were easy and delicious. When we ran out of nuts, we just dipped the ends in colored sprinkles -- they didn't taste quite as good, but the children gobbled them up feasts for the eyes.

Rating

Very easy to make and delicious.

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