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Auntie Tsuru's Shortbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Peggy Imai
Added: Saturday, February 5, 2011

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 lb. Butter
1 box Cornstarch
1 C. Sugar
3-1/2+ C. Flour
Cream
Salt (if using unsalted butter)
3 Tbsp. shortening (optional)

Directions:
Directions:
300-325 25"-45"

Cream butter and sugar
Add cornstarch.
Add flour incrementally and knead thoroughly.
If too dry, add cream by 1/4-tsp.
Roll out 1/2" thick and cut w/cookie cutters.
Use a fork to prick surface.
Sprinkle w/candies.

 

 

 

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