Simply Organic Recipes
Cider Shortbread Cookies

Ingredients
1 cup butter, melted
1 cup blue agave syrup (or honey)
2  eggs
1 teaspoon Simply Organic Vanilla Extract
2 tablespoons Simply Organic Mulling Spice
4 cups all-purpose flour
2 tablespoons baking powder
 plastic wrap
Directions
1. In a large mixing bowl, cream butter, agave, eggs and vanilla together.
2. In a spice or coffee grinder, grind Mulling Spice to a coarse powder. Sift out any larger pieces and then whisk powder into cream mixture. Slowly add flour and baking powder, stirring constantly until completely blended.
3. Divide dough into 4 equal parts. Roll each section into a cylinder approximately 10 inches in length by 1 1/2 inches in diameter. Wrap in plastic and refrigerate a minimum of 1 hour.
4. When ready, preheat oven to 350 degrees, slice dough into 1/4-inch rounds, place on cookie sheet and bake 8 to 10 minutes or until light golden on top. Makes 4 dozen cookies.

Ease of Preparation: Moderate

Preparation Time: 10 min

Cook Time: 16-20 min

Servings: 4 dozen

From: Test Kitchen

Chef Suggestions
Dough can be frozen and saved to be used at a later time. Thaw 15 to 20 minutes before slicing and baking.

Frost as you would sugar cookies for a sweeter treat.
Nutrition Facts
As prepared, each serving contains 190 calories, 8g total fat, 40mg cholesterol, 115mg sodium, 27g total carbohydrate and 3g protein.

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