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Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Erin Nurkka
Added: Thursday, August 25, 2005

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Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
3/4 c. butter, softened
1 3/4 c. flour
1/4 c. sugar
dash of salt
powdered sugar

Directions:
Directions:
Preheat oven to 350. Mix the butter and sugar in a medium bowl. Then stir in the flour and salt - mixture will be dry and crumbly. Pinch mixture together until it all sticks together. Shape dough into balls. Roll the dough flat on a floured surface and cut out shapes with cookie cutters. Put in oven for 10 to 15 minutes or until golden brown. Sprinkle powdered sugar on top or frost the cookies.

 

 

 

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