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short bread

(2 ratings)
Recipe by
Joyce Boettcher
Minneapolis, MN

Quick and easy version of Scottish Short Bread. Takes only three ingredients to make.

(2 ratings)
yield 12 serving(s)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 1 Hr
method Bake

Ingredients For short bread

  • 4 c
    self rising flour
  • 1 1/2 c
  • 1 lb
    butter, room temperature

How To Make short bread

  • 1
    Soften your butter which has been warmed to room temperature.
  • 2
    Combine flour and sugar into your softened butter and mix until well combined. Place batter into a greased 13x9" pan. Bake at 350 degrees for approximately 45 minutes to an hour. If your oven cooks unevenly you might want to rotate the pan a couple of times.
  • 3
    The short bread is done when lightly brown. While the short bread is cooling cut with a knife into small squares.