Kitchen Table: Shortbread Cookie Recipe with Orange Peel and Thyme


| December/January 1996





Makes 2 dozen

This shortbread cookie recipe is an ideal accompaniment to afternoon tea. A food processor or blender prepares the dough in minutes.

• 1/2 cup pecans
• 1/2 cup oatmeal
• 1 teaspoon thyme
• 1 teaspoon finely chopped orange peel
• 1/4 cup butter
• 1/2 cup powdered sugar
• 1/2 cup flour
• 1 tablespoon milk

1. Process the pecans in a food processor or blender for 1 to 2 minutes, or until finely chopped.

2. Add the remaining ingredients one at a time, processing for 15 to 30 seconds after each addition.

3. Turn the mixture onto a countertop, dust it lightly with flour, and form it into a roll.





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