Scottish Shortbread Recipe

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Scottish Shortbread

Morag Weir

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@moragw

This is Scotland's National cookie which is served on Hogmany which is Dec 31st before bringing in New Year


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Serves:
2-1/2 doz - 3 doz (depending on the thickness of the cookie)
Prep:
50 Min
Cook:
40 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1/2 lb
butter, softened
1/2 c
sugar
5 Tbsp
farina
5/2 c
flour

Step-By-Step

1Mix first two ingredients
2Add Farina and gradually add flour
3Knead dough till firm and roll into a ball and cut ball into four equal parts and roll each into logs.
4Slice each log into 8 rounds
5Place on buttered cookie sheet 2" apart and pierce on top of cookie with fork a couple of times
6Preheat oven 250 degrees - 300 degrees and bake until slightly colored, est. 30 minutes.
7Cool on a wire rack and sprinkle with sugar during cooling period

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: Scottish