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 (6oz) plain flour

75g (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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