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Gurabii Shortbread Cookies

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WW Freestyle: 5
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time25 mins
Total Time45 mins
Gurabii Shortbread Cookies are crumbly delicious cookies made with a few simple ingredients and a splash of whiskey. These cookies are perfect for Christmas or for serving after dinner with coffee and tea.
Course: Cookies
Cuisine: Macedonian
Servings: 24
Calories: 59
Author: Katerina | Diethood


  • 2 sticks (16 tablespoons) sweet butter
  • 1 tablespoon baking powder
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
  • 3 tablespoons powdered sugar
  • 2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 ounce of whisky
  • powdered sugar for dusting on top


  • Preheat oven to 350F.
  • Have all ingredients at room temperature.
  • Place the butter in a large bowl and beat for 10 minutes at high speed with electric mixer.
  • Add the egg yolks, 3 tablespoons powdered sugar, baking powder, whisky and vanilla.
  • Continue beating until well blended.
  • Sift the flour and mix it in with the butter mixture.
  • Mix enough to make a soft, pliable dough.
  • Let the dough stand for 15 minutes.
  • Shape the dough into small balls and place on an ungreased cookie sheet.
  • With a glass flatten the dough balls to 1/2 inch thickness.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until the shortbreads are lightly browned.
  • When they are completely cooled, sprinkle generously with powdered sugar.
Nutrition Facts
Gurabii Shortbread Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 59 Calories from Fat 9
% Daily Value*
Fat 1g2%
Saturated Fat 1g5%
Cholesterol 16mg5%
Sodium 2mg0%
Potassium 66mg2%
Carbohydrates 11g4%
Fiber 1g4%
Sugar 1g1%
Protein 2g4%
Vitamin A 22IU0%
Calcium 26mg3%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
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