Praline Shortbread

You can view the YouTube video here. This recipe is part of the 2020 Holiday Cookies show.

  • 1 tbsp ground coffee
  • 1 tsp boiling water
  • Mix together and set aside for 4 minutes, then drain and discard the grounds.
  • 8 tbsps soft butter
  • 2 tbsp creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2/3 cup cornstarch
  • 1-2/3 cup flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla

Mix the flour and cornstarch together.

Cream the butter and peanut butter well. Then add the sugar, vanilla and then the flour and blend well

Line a 9″ square pan with parchment and then spray with cooking spray.

Press cookie mixture into pan – then dock it (use a fork to punch holes all over the top of the dough)

Bake 350 for 20 minutes – remove and cool completely

PRALINE

  • 12 tbsps butter
  • 3/4 cup light brown sugar
  • 2 tbsps corn syrup
  • 1 cup chopped pecans

Put butter, sugar and syrup into a saucepan and bring to a boil. Turn down to a simmer and simmer 5 minutes, stirring very often.

Remove from heat and stir in nuts and then pour over top of cooled cookies and spread to cover the top. Let cool completely.

Remove and cut into squares or “fingers”

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