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Ginger Shortbread Wedges

 Ginger Shortbread Wedges
Rich, buttery and lightly spiced with ginger, this shortbread couldn't be tastier. Plus, since it uses pantry staples, it makes a handy last-minute gift.
8 ServingsPrep: 15 min. Bake: 30 min.


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon ground ginger
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour


  • In a bowl, cream the butter, sugar and ginger. Add flour; mix well
  • (dough will be crumbly). Press dough into an ungreased 8-in. round
  • baking pan. Using a fork, prick score lines to form eight wedges.
  • Bake at 325° for 32-35 minutes or until edges are golden brown.
  • Immediately cut into wedges along score marks. Cool in pan on a wire
  • rack. Yield: 8 wedges.
Nutritional Facts: 1 serving (1 each) equals 190 calories, 12 g fat (7 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 116 mg sodium, 20 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 2 g protein.