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Royal Scotch Shortbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Jeannette Williams
Added: Friday, June 27, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c sifted flour
1 c sifted powdered sugar
1 c (2 sticks) butter or margarine
Silver candies

Directions:
Directions:
Sift flour and sugar together into bowl. Cut in butter with pastry blender until mixture is crumbly. Work dough into ball with hands and knead 10 minutes. Pat dough, thick, on 14x12 ungreased cookie sheet. Cut into 2 diamonds or squares with sharp knife. Decorate points with silver candies. Bake 45 minutes at 300 degrees F until firm and golden. Recut cookies at marks and separate carefully. Cool on wire racks. These cookies are very delicate. Handle with care.
Yield: 4 Dozen.

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