Scottish Shortbread Recipe

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Scottish Shortbread

Jo G

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@ginny005

This recipe for delicious shortbread is unbelievably easy. I searched the internet and found this on another recipe site, but it's the best shortbread I have ever tasted. I hope you all enjoy it as much as my family and I do.


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Serves:

approx 36 pieces

Prep:

20 Min

Cook:

50 Min

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
unsalted butter (4 sticks)
1 c
white sugar
4 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 pinch
salt

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 350 f
2
Cream butter and sugar with a mixer.
3
Add flour and salt and mix with a wooden spoon. Use hands to make sure all the ingredients are incorporated.
4
Press dough into an ungreased 10x15 inch jelly roll pan. Prick all over with a fork, making sure the fork hits the pan and the pricks are close together. Sprinkle liberally with sugar.
5
Bake for 10 minutes at 350 f. Reduce heat to 300 f, and bake for approximately 40 minutes more.
6
Cool in pan for 5 minutes, then cut into finger sized bars. Allow to cool completely before removing.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: UK/Ireland
Other Tag: Quick & Easy