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.
Total TimePrep: 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.
Nutrition Facts1 each: 190 calories, 12g fat (7g saturated fat), 31mg cholesterol, 116mg sodium, 20g carbohydrate (8g sugars, 0 fiber), 2g protein.
Originally published as Ginger Shortbread Wedges in Country Woman Christmas 2001