Great Great Grandpa's Shortbread Recipe

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Great Great Grandpa's Shortbread

anne clark

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@annemclark

This is my great great grandpas recipe and has been handed down for generations. It will keep for month in an air tight container and the older it gets the better it gets. He use to make it and let it sit for months to get really hard and dip it into his coffee at his nightly treat.


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Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

45 Min

Ingredients

6 c
flour
2 1/2 c
sugar
1 1/2 tsp
salt
1 lb
butter room temp.

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325
2
Now this is the trick to this recipe ... WARM the flour ( just till warm to the touch )in the oven in a bowl or a jelly roll pan... meanwhile cream together..
BUTTER
SUGAR
and SALT
3
And warm flour to butter mixture and mix well.
4
Form into 2 balls and roll out each ball into oval shape on a cookie sheet or jelly roll pan using your hand to help shape if needed till about 1/2 to 3/4 inch thick
5
Poke with fork in no specific order on oval shapes to help heat and vent bread. Bake for 45 min.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies, Other Snacks
Other Tag: For Kids