Scottish Shortbread Recipe

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Scottish Shortbread

Fran Miller

By
@TchrLdy71

Years ago, one of the students at my school gave me one of these shortbreads and I immediately asked for her "Mum's" recipe. The note on the recipe says the family is from "Perth, Scotland and Threlkeld, England."

Are we ready for tea? =^..^=


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Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
Many, depending on serving size
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
butter (not margarine)
1 c
brown sugar, packed
4 1/2 c
all-purpose flour

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.

2Cream butter and sugar with a mixer. Add 3 to 3 ¾ cups flour. Mix well.

3Sprinkle board with remaining flour. Knead for 5 minutes, adding enough flour to make a soft dough.

4Roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into 3 x 1 inch strips. Prick with fork and place on ungreased baking sheets.

5Bake at 325 degrees F. for 20 to 25 minutes, until light brown and done. Cool before storing in an airtight container.

About this Recipe

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