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English Shortbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Monique Berntson
Added: Wednesday, June 13, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter (smoothing relationships, spirituality, tenacity)
1 cup sugar (love)
2 eggs (fertility, lust, protection, spirituality, strength)
1 tsp. vanilla (joy, love, luck, lust, mental powers)
2 cups flour (revealing hidden matters, consistency)
cup chopped pecans or walnuts (fertility, love, luck, prosperity)

Directions:
Directions:
Heat oven to 300 degrees. Cream butter and sugar. Add 1 egg, vanilla and flour; mix well. Spread evenly onto cookie sheet. Beat remaining egg well and spread onto dough. Sprinkle chopped nuts over dough. Bake 45 minutes or until golden brown. Let cool 10 minutes in pan. While still warm in pan, cut into diagonal finger-sized bars and remove from pan to finish cooking.

 

 

 

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