Buttery True Scotch Shortbread cookies

Buttery True Scotch Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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julie blaschka-frank


Since I tried these, I won't buy them any more. I was cleaning Bonnie's house 20 yrs ago, she is a hair dresser, works from home, she had me help make cookies for the holidays in her house. usually you make these in a pretty ceramic stone cookie mold. they are authenic.

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makes 2 dozen
15 Min
1 Hr 20 Min


1 lb
butter, room temperature
3/4 c
sugar, granulated
4 c
all purpose flour

How to Make Buttery True Scotch Shortbread cookies


  • 1HEAT oven 250.
  • 2BEAT butter and sugar together. ADD 1 cup at a time of flour until completely mixed.
  • 3PRESS into cookie molds to less than 1/2 inch thick. (if you don't have molds you could use cut out designs or 9 X 13 pan and pre cut 2 inch squares so it is easy to break apart.)
  • 4BAKE at 250 for 1 hour and 20 minutes. TEST after 1 hour for doneness by breaking a small piece off should be firm and crunchy.

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About Buttery True Scotch Shortbread cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: English
Other Tags: Quick & Easy, Heirloom