This recipe for Auntie Tsuru's Shortbread, by Peggy Imai, is from The Nakamura Family Cookbook,
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1 lb. Butter 1 box Cornstarch 1 C. Sugar 3-1/2+ C. Flour Cream Salt (if using unsalted butter) 3 Tbsp. shortening (optional)
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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