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Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread

This cranberry and rosemary shortbread has the herb flavor of rosemary paired with the seasonal fruit flavor of cranberries. 
Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread

This cranberry and rosemary shortbread has the herb flavor of rosemary paired with the seasonal fruit flavor of cranberries. 
Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread
Shortbread is a family favorite, and it reminds me of holiday baking. With so many various shortbread recipes, it can be overwhelming to decide what flavor to try next. This cranberry and rosemary shortbread has the herb flavor of rosemary paired with the seasonal fruit flavor of cranberries. 

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As much as I love baking cookies, I have to admit that I do not have much of a sweet tooth! In fact, I am more of a savory-salty food connoisseur. I know that is why I absolutely love this recipe! The rosemary satisfies my fondness for savory, while the dried cranberries finish it off with a hint of sweetness.

Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread

 

This shortbread recipe calls for a whopping 4 sticks (1 pound) of butter making them very decadent and rich. A small square of this Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread goes a long way!

Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread

How to Make Shortbread

To make shortbread from scratch, you will need flour, sugar, rosemary leaves, dried cranberries, butter, and confectioner’s sugar. 

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Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread

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This recipe is prepared in the oven with a 9 x 13 baking dish. If you have a pastry blender, it will be helpful! Or, you can use two knives to work the ingredients together. Start by combining the flour, sugar, rosemary, and dried cranberries into a large bowl. Next, work the butter into the flour mixture with your pastry blender. Continue to work it until it resembles a coarse meal. 

Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread

Press the mixture into your baking dish, and bake for 25 minutes at 375 degrees. Once done, remove from heat and cool.  Sprinkle with confectioner’s sugar and cut into small pieces. Enjoy!

Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread

So Tell Me…

Have you ever made shortbread? Do you prefer sweet or savory treats? Do you enjoy holiday baking? Are you done with all your holiday shopping?

Thank you so much for stopping by! As always, I would love to hear your thoughts in the comments section below. Enjoy your weekend and Happy Holidays!

Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread

Cranberry and Rosemary Shortbread

This cranberry and rosemary shortbread has the herb flavor of rosemary paired with the seasonal fruit flavor of cranberries. 
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Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 38 minutes
Servings: 16
Calories: 378kcal

Ingredients

  • 4 Cups Flour
  • 1 Cup Sugar
  • 1/3 Cup Fresh Rosemary Leaves finely chopped
  • 1/2 Cup Dried Cranberries
  • 1 Pound Butter cut into very small pieces
  • Confectioner's Sugar

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 375 degrees
  • Combine flour, sugar, rosemary, and dried cranberries in a large bowl
  • Use a pastry blender (or 2 knives) to work butter into flour mixture
  • Continue to work the butter into the flour until it resembles coarse meal
  • Press flour-butter mixture in to 9 x 13 inch baking dish
  • Bake at 375 degrees for approximately 25 minutes, or until top of shortbread turns light, golden brown
  • Remove from oven and cool
  • Once shortbread is cool, sprinkle with confectioner's sugar and cut into small squares
  • Enjoy!

Nutrition

Calories: 378kcal | Carbohydrates: 40g | Protein: 3g | Fat: 23g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Cholesterol: 61mg | Sodium: 203mg | Potassium: 44mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 15g | Vitamin A: 725IU | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 2mg
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Leigh Suznovich

Friday 10th of May 2019

Oh this looks so delicious! I love shortbread and this flavor combination seems wonderful.

S. Malakar

Tuesday 1st of January 2019

Excellent Post

Sayanti

Thursday 27th of December 2018

I love rosemary and this is a quick recipe for the New Year party too

ohmummymia

Thursday 27th of December 2018

looks yummy I wonder if it would work with my gluten free flour

Kay

Wednesday 26th of December 2018

These look really delicious! I actually have a sweet tooth but would love to try these