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Classic Christmas Shortbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Mary Lou

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
1 c. butter, softened
⅔ brown sugar
2 c. flour

Directions:
Directions:
In a large bowl, cream together butter and brown sugar, until smooth.
Gradually add flour, mixing thoroughly after each addition. Knead lightly.
Shape dough into a ball. Roll out to inch thickness.
Using a floured glass or cookie cutters, cut into desired shapes and place onto prepared sheets.
Bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes or golden brown.
Transfer to wire racks to cool.


Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Tip: Dip the ends of the plain shortbread cookins into melted chocolate, Let excess drip into soucepan. Place dipped shortbread onto cookie sheet until chocolate hardens.

 

 

 

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