Recipes and Cooking Ruby Red Grapefruit Shortbread Cookies Be the first to rate & review! Texas red grapefruit are a winter treat that deserves more than a place on your breakfast table. Sweet, delicate shortbread is the perfect cookie for letting the flavor of its zest and juice shine through. By Juliana Hale Juliana Hale Juliana Hale is a senior culinary specialist in the Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen with 20 years of experience in recipe testing and development. She works closely with AllRecipes, Forks Over Knives, Midwest Living, and Traditional Home overseeing testing in the test kitchen for those titles. Juli is an expert in all fields of cooking, but is particularly geeky about mixology and has taught her class, Fun with Sours, to internal staff and the AllRecipes Allstars. She holds an associate's degree in culinary arts and a bachelor's degree in food and beverage service management from the New England Culinary Institute. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on December 6, 2021 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Brie Passano Prep Time: 20 mins Bake Time: 18 mins Total Time: 38 mins Servings: 22 Yield: 22 cookies Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ¼ cup all-purpose flour 3 tablespoon granulated sugar ½ teaspoon ground ginger ¼ teaspoon ground cinnamon ½ cup butter 1 tablespoon ruby red grapefruit zest 2 teaspoon ruby red grapefruit juice ½ teaspoon pink sanding sugar ½ cup powdered sugar Directions Preheat oven to 325°F. In a medium bowl stir together flour, granulated sugar, ginger, and cinnamon. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter and grapefruit zest until mixture resembles fine crumbs and starts to cling. Form the mixture into a ball and knead gently until smooth. Roll dough to a 5 1/2-inch log. If necessary, wrap in plastic wrap and chill about 30 minutes or until firm enough to. Cut log into 1/2-inch slices. Cut each slice in half crosswise to make a half-moon shape. Place 1 inch apart on a ungreased cookie sheets. Prick cookies with a fork to make a segment pattern. Bake 18 to 20 minutes or until bottoms just start to brown and centers are set. Remove; cool on a wire rack. In a small bowl stir together grapefruit juice and sanding sugar. Stir in powdered sugar until smooth. Spread icing on curved edges of cooled cookies. If desired, sprinkle with additional pink sanding sugar. Let stand until set. To Store Transfer cookies to an airtight container; cover. Store in the refrigerator up to 1 week or freeze up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 81 Calories 4g Fat 10g Carbs 1g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 22 Calories 81 % Daily Value * Total Fat 4g 5% Saturated Fat 3g 15% Cholesterol 11mg 4% Sodium 33mg 1% Total Carbohydrate 10g 4% Total Sugars 4g Protein 1g Vitamin C 0.6mg 3% Calcium 3mg 0% Iron 0.3mg 2% Potassium 11mg 0% Folate, total 13.3mcg *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.