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Shortbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Marlene "Gail" Polk-Pearson
Added: Sunday, February 17, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 C. Butter, room temperature
1 C. Powdered Sugar
1/2 tsp. Vanilla Extract
4 C. Flour

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar, blending thoroughly.
Stir in vanilla. Add flour, 1 C. at a time, mixing well. Turn onto a floured board, knead until all cracks have disappeared. Divide dough into 4 portions. Shape each portion into a circle, prick deeply with a fork, crimp edges.
Bake at 275 degrees for 1 hour, depending on thickness; or until light brown.
Cut into 12 triangular (pie shaped) pieces with sharp knife while still warm.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Try substituting Brown Sugar for the Powdered Sugar.

 

 

 

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