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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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

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
2
Cream butter and sugar with a mixer. Add 3 to 3 ¾ cups flour. Mix well.
3
Sprinkle board with remaining flour. nead for 5 minutes, adding enough flour to make a soft dough.
4
Roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into 3 x 1 inch strips. Prick with fork and place on ungreased baking sheets.
5
Bake 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