"He who distinguishes the true savor of his food can never be a glutton; he who does not cannot be otherwise."--Henry David Thoreau

Real Scotch Shortbread Recipe

  Tried it? Rate this Recipe:
 

 

This recipe for Real Scotch Shortbread, by , is from The Gosney Family Cookbook, one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Irene Gosney
Added: Saturday, January 20, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
5 c.flour
l c. sugar
1 lb. butter room temperature
1.4 tsp. almond extract

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 300 degrees
Knead, by hand, all of the above ingredients. May use mixer for first three cups of flour. Add fifth cup of flour until dough has formed a soft ball. Press into cookie sheet pan.Roll out evenly, With table fork prick entire surface 1/4 inch apart. Bake in 300 degree oven for one hour or until golden brown.
Remove from oven abd immediately cut into squares, whichever size you prefer. Can be stored in refregerator in plastic container or in a tin. .

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
I store shortbread in plastic container and remove pieced as needed. It is delightful served with wedges of cheese or as a desert served with strawberries.

 

 

 

Learn more about the process to create a cookbook -- or
Start your own personal family cookbook right now!  Here's to good eating!

Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!

 

Bookmark and Share

 

 

422W  

Cookbooks are great for Holiday Gifts, Wedding Gifts, Bridal Shower ideas and Family Reunions!

*Recipes and photos entered into the Family Cookbook Project are provided by the submitting contributors. All rights are retained by the contributor. Please contact us if you believe copyright violations have occurred.


Search for more great recipes here from over 500,000 in our family cookbooks!