Recipes and Cooking Shortbread Sticks 5.0 (2) 1 Review Flour, sugar, and butter are all you need to make these classic shortbread cookies. Roll them nice and thick for a satisfying, chewy texture. By BHG Test Kitchen BHG Test Kitchen The Better Homes & Gardens Test Kitchen has been in continuous operation for nearly 100 years, developing and testing practical, reliable recipes that readers can enjoy at home. The Test Kitchen team includes culinary specialists, food stylists, registered and licensed nutritionists, and other experts with Bachelor of Science degrees in food science, food and nutrition, or culinary arts. Together, the team tests more than 2,500 recipes, produces more than 2,500 food images, and creates more than 1,000 food videos each year in the state-of-the-art test kitchen. Learn about BHG's Editorial Process Published on October 24, 2017 Print Rate It Share Share Tweet Pin Email Photo: Adam Albright Hands On Time: 20 mins Total Time: 1 hrs Servings: 12 Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ cup all-purpose flour ½ cup powdered sugar ⅔ cup butter 2 - 3 tablespoon red decorating sugar Directions Preheat oven to 325°F. In a medium bowl stir together flour and powdered sugar. Using a pastry blender, cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs and starts to cling. Gently knead into a ball. (The mixture may appear crumbly at first.) On a lightly floured surface roll dough to a 12 x 5-inch rectangle. Sprinkle with red decorating sugar. Cut dough crosswise into twelve 1-inch-wide strips. Arrange 1/2 inch apart on two ungreased cookie sheets. Bake 15 to 18 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool on sheets on wire racks 5 minutes. Transfer cookies to wire racks; let cool completely. Store in an airtight container at room temperature up to 1 week or freeze up to 3 months. Rate it Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 175 Calories 10g Fat 19g Carbs 2g Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Servings Per Recipe 12 Calories 175 % Daily Value * Total Fat 10g 13% Saturated Fat 7g 35% Cholesterol 27mg 9% Sodium 82mg 4% Total Carbohydrate 19g 7% Total Sugars 7g Protein 2g Calcium 5mg 0% Iron 0.7mg 4% Potassium 20mg 0% Folate, total 29mcg *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.