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Scottish Shortbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Shirley Proudfoot
Added: Sunday, December 7, 2008

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1# butter (4 sticks)
1 cup sugar
4 cups flour

Directions:
Directions:
Cream butter and sugar. Add flour. Stir or knead until bowl is clean.

Make 3 round balls and shape into large disks. Pinch edges and poke with a fork (make a score across the cookie into quarters or eighths). Bake in slow oven (approximately 300) until brown, about 45-60 minutes.

Let cool on pan. Break down the scored lines, or into pieces to serve.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
20+
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
20 minutes

 

 

 

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