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Rose Water Shortbread Cookies

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Rose Water Shortbread Cookies

Added by: on Feb 12th, 2013
Roses are a little overrated, but they make good cookies! These slice-and-bake rose water shortbread cookies will make your Valentine's Day a whole lot sweeter!
Rating:
5
Prep Time:
15 min
Cook Time:
1 h 15 min
Ready In:
1 h 30 min

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Original Recipe Yield: 12 servings (2 dozen)
 

Ingredients:

  • 1/2 cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1/2 cup confectioner’s sugar
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons rose water
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla paste
  • 1 cup flour
Nutrition Facts
Rose Water Shortbread Cookies

Servings Per Recipe: 12

Amount Per Serving

Calories: 126

  • Total Fat: 7.8 g
  •     Saturated Fat: 4.9 g
  •     Trans Fat: 0.3 g
  • Cholesterol: 20.3 mg
  • Sodium: 50.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13 g
  •     Dietary Fiber: 0.3 g
  •     Sugars: 4.9 g
  • Protein: 1.2 g
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Directions:

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In the bowl of a stand mixer, cream together the butter, sugar, and salt.

2

Add the rose water and vanilla paste, continue to mix until thoroughly combined.

3

Turn down the speed and add the flour. Let the mixer run until the flour is fully incorporated into the butter.

4

Scrape the dough down the sides of the bowl and onto a piece of parchment paper. Form into a log and roll until smooth and roughly the size of a paper towel tube. Be sure to press the ends flat, too. To make a smoother dough log, use the parchment paper to roll the dough back and forth. Wrap the dough up in the parchment paper, twist the ends, and freeze on a flat surface for at least an hour (the more frozen the dough the more the cookies will retain their shape while baking).

5

Set the oven to 325 degrees. Once the dough is frozen, remove from freezer, unwrap, and slice into 1/4 inch thick coins. Place on a lined baking sheet and dot with a single sprinkle. Bake for 12-15 minutes or until just barely golden on the edges (these are best slightly underdone). Cool the cookies on the pan then store in an airtight container. Serve with tea and a declaration of love, or not.

Cooks' note:
These shortbread cookies take less time to prep and cook, but need at least an entire hour to chill in the freezer for the perfect cookie!

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By: Kathy M on Feb 15th, 2013
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