Shortbread Cookies


Serving Size:
3 cookies

    Diet Types:
  • CKD non-dialysis
  • Diabetes
  • Dialysis
  • Lower Protein


  • 1 cup margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup packed brown sugar
  • 2-1/4 cups cake flour


  1. Cream margarine and beat in sugar until soft and fluffy.
  2. Add flour and mix. Knead dough to incorporate the flour. Form into a ball.
  3. Wrap dough in plastic wrap and chill for at least 1 hour.
  4. Roll dough out about 1/4” thick on a lightly floured board.
  5. Cut with cookie cutters, or with a knife into diamond shapes. Bake cookies on a lightly greased cookie sheet at 325° F for 10 minutes or until lightly browned.

Helpful hints

  • Decorate cookies with cinnamon, colored sugar or icing for a holiday touch.

Nutrients per serving

Calories 129

Protein 1 g

Carbohydrates 15 g

Fat 8 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 91 mg

Potassium 38 mg

Phosphorus 12 mg

Calcium 7 mg

Fiber 0 g

Added Sugar 7 g

Kidney and kidney diabetic food choices

  • 1 starch
  • 1-1/2 fat

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