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Traditional Shortbread Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Alison

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
c. corn starch
c. icing sugar
1 c. all purpose flour
c. soft butter (DO NOT SUBSTITUTE)
candied cherries for garnish

Directions:
Directions:
Sift corn starch, icing sugar and flour.
With wooden spoon blend in the butter until soft smooth dough forms.- make sure you keep it cool-
Shape into 1" balls.
Place 1 1/2" apart on an ungreased cookie sheet.
Flatten lightly with a floured fork.
Decorate with candied cherries (that was Dads favourite).
Bake at 300 for 15-20 minutes.- don't let them brown.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
2 dozen
Preparation Time:
Preparation Time:
1 hour
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
Dad really liked the candied cherries in green and red. He said it made him remember his child hood

 

 

 

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