Shortbread Lemon Cookies

Vegetarian
Shortbread Lemon Cookies
45 min.
36
134kcal
97.65%sweetness
13.73%saltiness
100%sourness
70.82%bitterness
11.53%savoriness
68.6%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • 1.5 sticks butter softened
  •  eggs divided
  • tablespoon lemon zest 
  • cups almond flour finely
  • 0.5 cup caster sugar 
  • 1.3 cups flour all-purpose
  • tablespoon juice of lemon 
  • small optional: lemon dried whole with peel, washed, , and cut into very thin slices
  • 36 servings powdered sugar for sprinkling

Equipment

  • baking sheet
  • oven
  • blender
  • broiler

Directions

  1. Beat butter with one egg.
  2. Add almond flour, sugar, all-purpose flour, and lemon juice, and mix with the mixer on the lowest setting.
  3. Shape the dough into two rolls, about 2 inches each in diameter, and put in the refrigerator for 3 hours.
  4. Preheat oven to 35
  5. Slice each log into cookies, about 1/8 inch thick, and place on a lightly greased baking sheet.
  6. Beat the second egg and brush the top of each cookie with it.
  7. Place one lemon slice on top of each cookie.
  8. Sprinkle with sugar and bake for 12-15 minutes.
  9. If you like the tops of the cookies browned, put them under the broiler the last 5 minutes of baking.
  10. Cool and optionally sprinkle with powdered sugar (optional).

Nutrition Facts

Calories134kcal
Protein6.42%
Fat46.32%
Carbs47.26%

Properties

Glycemic Index
6.13
Glycemic Load
4.54
Inflammation Score
-1
Nutrition Score
1.8360869565217%

Flavonoids

Eriodictyol
2.58mg
Hesperetin
3.41mg
Naringenin
0.07mg
Luteolin
0.23mg
Myricetin
0.06mg
Quercetin
0.14mg

Taste

Sweetness:
97.65%
Saltiness:
13.73%
Sourness:
100%
Bitterness:
70.82%
Savoriness:
11.53%
Fattiness:
68.6%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:133.67kcal
6.68%
Fat:7.22g
11.11%
Saturated Fat:2.73g
17.04%
Carbohydrates:16.58g
5.53%
Net Carbohydrates:15.44g
5.62%
Sugar:11.16g
12.39%
Cholesterol:19.22mg
6.41%
Sodium:34.27mg
1.49%
Protein:2.25g
4.5%
Vitamin C:6.74mg
8.17%
Fiber:1.13g
4.53%
Selenium:2.38µg
3.4%
Iron:0.56mg
3.11%
Vitamin B1:0.04mg
2.69%
Vitamin A:133.61IU
2.67%
Folate:10.66µg
2.66%
Vitamin B2:0.04mg
2.29%
Calcium:19.69mg
1.97%
Manganese:0.03mg
1.72%
Vitamin B3:0.27mg
1.37%
Phosphorus:12.63mg
1.26%
Vitamin E:0.16mg
1.04%
Source:Foodista