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Eileen's Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shelley Duke
Added: Saturday, July 12, 2008

Category:
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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
Flour 1 1/2 c
Cornstarch 1/2 c
Icing Sugar 3/4 c
Butter 1 c
Salt pinch

Directions:
Directions:
Mix dry ingredients. Rub in butter (must be real butter). Mix thoroughly, kneading until cracks appear at the edges of the dough. Roll into balls. Flatten slightly with tines of fork - (or a cut glass dish). Bake carefully at 350 until lightly brown.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Mom used to add a half of a colored cherry at Christmas time. I always use a pound of butter which doubles the recipe.

 

 

 

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