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Brown Sugar Shortbread

I’ve made shortbread before, but not brown sugar shortbread—until now! If you’ve never tried it yourself, I can tell you that it’s really good! It’s rich and buttery like the Scottish Shortbread I made during the holidays, but there are a few differences from that recipe—this Brown Sugar Shortbread is baked in one 9″ round cake pan instead of two 8″ rounds, so it’s a thicker shortbread, crispy on the outside, and a little chewy on the inside. The light brown sugar gives it a slightly different taste than traditional shortbread, but the main difference I noticed was the thickness and the chewiness.

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Scottish Shortbread

Rich, buttery shortbread is such a treat, and it’s one of my favorite cookies. It’s a great cookie to enjoy any time of the year, but I tend to think of making it more around the holidays. This particular shortbread is based on a recipe from an old newspaper clipping, and I’ve really been wanting to try it out!

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White Chocolate Candy Cane Shortbread

I always end up with quite a few candy canes during the holidays. This year I bought those mini-candy canes and still had a box of them left! Since I love shortbread, I thought it would be fun to try making some candy cane shortbread. The candy canes in the batter seem to make these bars a little more moist and chewy than your typical shortbread and they are very rich and buttery! Crushed candy canes are mixed into the batter and sprinkled on top. Also on top is a generous drizzle of melted snowy white chocolate. A very Christmasy cookie bar indeed!

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Chocolate Chip Shortbread Squares

I like making shortbread during the winter season. It has a longer baking time than most cookies, so it’s perfect to make when the weather is cooler. It’s also very easy to make, which is another plus! This recipe for Chocolate Chip Shortbread Squares just has 5 simple ingredients and you don’t even have to grease the pan! And they’re baked in a 10 x 15″ baking pan, which means you get a lot of yummy shortbread for very little effort. 🙂

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