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Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Diane McElmury
Added: Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 1/4 cups flour
3 tablespoons sugar
1/2 cup butter (no substitutions)

Directions:
Directions:
Combine flour and sugar in a medium mixing bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles fine crumbs and starts to cling. Form into a ball and mix till smooth. To make wedges, pat or roll dough into an 8 inch circle on an ungreased cookie sheet. Press with fingers to scallop the edge. Cut the circle into 16 wedges adjoining in the circle. Prick each wedge with a fork. Bake at 325 for 25 to 30 minutes or until bottom just starts to brown and the center is set.

OATMEAL SHORTBREAD: Prepare as directed, except reduce the flour to 1 cup. After cutting in the butter, stir in 1/3 cup quick cooking rolled oats.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
16
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Decorator shortbread pans can also be utilized!

 

 

 

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