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GRANDMA'S SHORTBREAD Recipe

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This recipe for GRANDMA'S SHORTBREAD, by , is from Nellie to New and 8 In Between -- Our Family Cookbook , one of the cookbooks created at FamilyCookbookProject.com. We help families or individuals create heirloom cookbook treasures.

Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Lorelei Battram
Added: Friday, November 21, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1/2 c corn starch
1/2 c icing sugar
1 c all purpose flour
3/4 c butter, softened

Directions:
Directions:
Sift together corn starch, icing sugar and flour. With wooden spoon, blend in butter until soft, smooth dough forms. Shape into 1 inch balls. If dough is too soft to handle to cover and chill 30-60 min. Place 1 1/2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheet; flatten with lightly floured fork. Alternatively, roll dough to 1/4 inch; cut into shapes wisth cookie cutters. Decorate with candied cherries, coloured sprinkles or nuts
Bake in 300 oven 15-20 min or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire rack.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
24 cookies

 

 

 

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