• 1/6 Nat Shortbread Day 5

    From Dave Drum@1:2320/105 to All on Friday, January 05, 2024 17:27:00
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    Title: Pecan Shortbread
    Categories: Breads, Nuts, Herbs
    Yield: 9 servings

    1 1/2 c (340 g salted butter; in
    - 1/2" cubes
    3/4 c (160 g) granulated sugar
    1/2 ts Vanilla extract
    1/2 ts Ground cardamom
    3 1/2 c (448 g) A-P flour
    1 1/2 c (179 g) toasted, chopped
    - pecans
    Confectioners' sugar; for
    - dusting

    Set oven @ 325-|F/165-|C.

    Put butter, sugar, vanilla and cardamom in the bowl of
    a stand mixer fitted with the paddle attachment. Mix at
    medium speed until light and fluffy, about 5 minutes,
    scraping the bowl occasionally.

    Carefully add flour and pecans, and mix a few minutes
    more, at low speed at first, then medium, until dough
    comes together. Remove dough and knead for 1 minute.
    Press dough into a 9-inch square cake pan.
    (Alternatively, press into a 9-inch fluted French tart
    pan with a removable bottom.)

    Bake until golden brown, about 45 minutes. Let cool and
    cut into squares, bars or wedges with a serrated knife
    while still slightly warm. Store in a tin until needed.
    To serve, arrange on a plate and dust with
    confectionersrCO sugar.

    By: David Tanis

    RECIPE FROM: https://cooking.nytimes.com

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    Yield:8 to 10 servings


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