Simple Scotch Shortbread

Sarah Farrand

By
@coverats

This super fast, crumbly, buttery-rich shortbread is our family's favorite cookie!


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Prep:

5 Min

Cook:

1 Hr

Method:

Bake

Ingredients

1/2 lb
butter, room temperature
1/2 c
sugar
2 c
all purpose flour

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Preheat your oven to 325 degrees.
2
Cream together the butter and sugar. Add flour and mix until just combined. The dough will be crumbly.
3
Press the dough together into a rectangle or circle onto an ungreased cookie sheet. Try to make the dough uniformly thick, even on the edges, roughly 3/4" thick. Prick the dough all over with a fork. I usually prick mine in a grid so I have lines to cut on when then they are baked.
4
Bake 1 hour or until just golden. Cut into squares while still warm. Let cool, and enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English
Dietary Needs: Vegetarian
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, For Kids