Dried Fruit Shortbread Recipe

Looking for an easy Dried Fruit Shortbread recipe? Learn how to make Dried Fruit Shortbread using healthy ingredients.


Submitted by rudeprincess

Makes 25 servings



Adapted from Martha - 3 Weight Watchers Points each

Recipe Ingredients for Dried Fruit Shortbread

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter, room temperature
3/4 cup confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon salt
1/2 cup finely chopped dried cranberries, (or any other dried fruit)

Recipe Directions for Dried Fruit Shortbread

  1. 1. Heat oven to 325 degrees.with a rack in center. Combine butter, confectioners? sugar, vanilla, flour, and salt in a large mixing bowl. Beat with a wooden spoon until combined but not too creamy. Stir in dried cranberries.

  2. 2. Pat dough evenly into an 8- or 9-inch-square baking pan. Bake until just beginning to turn golden, about 20 minutes. Place pan on cooling rack until cool enough to touch, about 20 minutes. Run knife around edges, remove shortbread, and transfer, right side up, to work surface. Use 1 1/2- to 2-inch heart cookie cutter to cut out cookies. Use a paring knife to trim stray bits of cranberry from edges. Cookies will keep for 5 days at room temperature in an airtight container.

  3. Read more at Marthastewart.com: Dried Cranberry Shortbread Hearts - Martha Stewart Recipes

Categories

Dessert

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size 24.9g
Amount Per Serving
Calories
117
Calories from Fat
67
% Daily Value*
Total Fat
7.5g
12%
Saturated Fat
4.7g
23%
Trans Fat
0.0g
Cholesterol
19mg
6%
Sodium
99mg
4%
Potassium
15mg
0%
Total Carbohydrates
11.5g
4%
Dietary Fiber
0.4g
2%
Sugars
3.7g
Protein
1.1g
Vitamin A 5% Vitamin C 1%
Calcium 0% Iron 3%
* Based on a 2000 calorie diet

Nutritional details are an estimate and should only be used as a guide for approximation.
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Health Information

Nutrition Grade
96% confidence
D-
    Bad points
  • High in saturated fat
  • Contains alcohol
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