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Scottish Shortbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Ann Packard
Added: Tuesday, September 30, 2008

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 cup butter
1/2 cup plus 2 TB sugar
6 TB cornstarch
2 1/2 cups all-purpose flour

Directions:
Directions:
In an electric mixture, beat butter, 1/2 cup sugar, and cornstarch until smooth. Stir in flour until mixture is no longer crumbly and starts to come together in a ball.
Press dough evenly into two 9-inch round pans with removable rims. Press edges with a fork to make a ridge pattern. Then with fork tines, pierce dough all over.
Bake at 300 until firm to touch, about 45 minutes. Sprinkle while hot with remaining 2 TB sugar and cool. Remove rims from pans and cut into 12 wedges.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This is a wonderful recipe for shortbread.

 

 

 

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