Orange Cardamom Shortbread Wedges
32 shortbread
20 min
1 hr 50 min



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.


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


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  December 23, 2015

These were really lovely. I made them at Christmas time. Next time I might add a little bit more cardamom. Also, I sprinkled chopped pistachios on the tips--I thought the green would be a nice contrast to the golden orange and go well with the middle-eastern flavors in the cookies. Yum!

— says Jen
  August 02, 2010

Brought in to a group picnic and the cookies were very well received. They are great even without a glaze. Very easy. I use fresh ground cardamon.

— says Wendy
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