Cranberry Caramel Shortbread

Shortbread

A decadent dessert with rich caramel and the tartness of cranberries. Perfect for parties.

  • Total Preparation Time: 75 minutes

Makes 48 servings

Rating: 4.5 Stars

Ingredients

1 cup250 mLGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, softened
2/3 cup150 mLLight Brown Sugar, packed
2 cups500 mLAll Purpose Flour
1 pinch1 pinchSalt
1 1/2 cups375 mLGranulated Sugar
1 cup250 mL35% Whipping Cream
1/4 cup50 mLGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, in pieces
1 tsp5 mLVanilla
2 cups500 mLAlmonds, toasted and coarsely chopped (or pecans)
1 1/2 cups375 mLCranberries, fresh or frozen (not thawed)
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Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 375F (190C). Line bottom and sides of 13 x 9-inch (3.5 L) baking pan with parchment paper.
  2. Using electric beaters, beat butter with sugar until light. Using wooden spoon, gradually stir in flour and salt. Press dough evenly into pan. Bake in centre of oven for 15 minutes or until golden. Set aside. Over medium heat in heavy bottomed saucepan, melt sugar with ¼ cup (50 mL) water, stirring until dissolved.**
  3. Increase heat to medium high; cook, brushing down sides of pot often with water, for 10 minutes or until a deep golden caramel. Off heat, slowly whisk in cream. Cook over low heat, stirring, for 2 minutes or until caramel is dissolved. Off heat, stir in remaining ingredients. Pour evenly over crust. Bake for 20 minutes or until filling is bubbling. Cool completely in pan. Cut into squares to serve.

 

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Ingredients

1 cup250 mLGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, softened
2/3 cup150 mLLight Brown Sugar, packed
2 cups500 mLAll Purpose Flour
1 pinch1 pinchSalt
1 1/2 cups375 mLGranulated Sugar
1 cup250 mL35% Whipping Cream
1/4 cup50 mLGAY LEA - Unsalted Butter, in pieces
1 tsp5 mLVanilla
2 cups500 mLAlmonds, toasted and coarsely chopped (or pecans)
1 1/2 cups375 mLCranberries, fresh or frozen (not thawed)
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