Shortbread

A way to make something for a happy house. One serving contains 0.8g of your daily requirement of 1.5-3g of plant stanols

Preparation time Not applicable
Cooking time Not applicable

Serves 15

ingredients

175g (6oz) Buttery Taste Spread or Olive Spread

75g (3oz) Golden caster sugar

175g g (6oz plain flour

75g g (3oz) Ground rice

2.5ml (½ tsp) vanilla extract

cooking instructions

Cooking

1.

Preheat the oven to 180°C/170°C Fan/Gas Mark 4 and line baking trays with greaseproof paper (non-stick).

2.

Cream Benecol® Spread and sugar together until pale and fluffy.

3.

Stir in flour, rice and vanilla extract using a wooden spoon until the mixture resembles breadcrumbs.

4.

Gather the dough together and kneed gently to form a ball and then chill for 30 minutes wrapped in cling film.

5.

Roll out the dough on a lightly floured surface to 1cm (½ inch) thick. Sprinkle with a little sugar and roll gently into the surface. Using a 7.5cm (3 inch) biscuit cutter stamp out the biscuits.

6.

Cook for 15-20 minutes or until pale golden brown. Transfer to a cooling tray. You can store it in an airtight tin.

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