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  • Serves: 16 servings

Shortcake Gems

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Category: Cookies

 Ingredients List

  • 1 1/2 c Flour
  • 1/2 c Sugar
  • 2 ts Baking powder
  • 1/4 ts Morton's Lite Salt
  • 1/4 c Fleischmanns Unsalted
  • -Margarine
  • 3 tb Skim milk
  • 1/2 ts Almond extract
  • 1 lg Egg
  • 1/2 c Preserves


Combine flour, sugar, baking powder & salt. Cut in margarine. Combine milk,
almond extract & egg. Add to flour mixture & stir just until moistened.

Press 1/2 of mixture into the bottom of an 8 inch square pan that has been
coated with Pam. Bake at 400F for 5 minutes.

Spread the base with preserves. Drop remaining half of mixture by small
spoonfuls evenly over preserves. Bake an additional 13-18 minutes or until
lightly browned.

Cool completely. Sprinkle with powdered sugar, if desired.

Per bar: 122 cal, 3.2 g fat, 13 mg chol, 73mg sod.

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