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Orange Cardamom Shortbread Wedges

Orange Cardamom Shortbread Wedges

Orange and cardamom flavors are complimentary in this Scandinavian shortbread cookie recipe.

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20 min
Prep Time
1 hr 50 min
Total Time
32 shortbread



1 cup Land O Lakes® Unsalted Butter, softened

1/2 cup sugar

2 teaspoons freshly grated orange zest

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

1 teaspoon ground cardamom


1/2 cup orange marmalade, melted

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. 

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter, sugar, orange zest, and vanilla in large bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour and cardamom; beat at low speed until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.

  3. STEP 3

    Press mixture evenly into 2 (9-inch) ungreased round baking pans. Bake 20-25 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 10 minutes. Immediately cut each into 16 wedges. Cool in pans 1 hour.

  4. STEP 4

    Lightly brush shortbread with melted orange marmalade. Remove from pans.

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Tip #1

Spread orange marmalade with a pastry brush to evenly distribute the orange rind.

Tip #2

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Nutrition (1 shortbread wedge)

110 Calories
6 Fat (g)
15 Cholesterol (mg)
0 Sodium (mg)
14 Carbohydrates (g)
0 Dietary Fiber
1 Protein (g)
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