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Shortbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Claire Saglibene Thompson
Added: Wednesday, June 3, 2009

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. butter
1 cup sugar
4 cups sifted flour - may need more
4 tsp. corn starch

Directions:
Directions:
In a bowl knead butter and sugar with fingers; knead in cornstarch and 2 cups of flour. Add remaining flour one cup at a time. Remove from bowl and knead on floured board until well mixed. Press dough into a sheet pan and score with a knife. Cut when they come out of the oven. You may also use cookier cutters to make round or other shaped cookies. Bake in a slow oven at 350 till done.

Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This recipe was given to me by a friend who was born in Scotland. I have also rolled it in sesame seeds to make gigilani and it was great!

 

 

 

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