Grandma's Shortbread Cookies

Grandma's Shortbread Cookies Recipe

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This is my grandma's recipe, the best shortbread cookies I've ever tasted! You can add in chocolate chips or toffee bits to give more of a sweet and salty flavour. I've even used it as a pie crust for apple pie.

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1/2 c
butter (not margarine)
1/4 c
3/4 c
self rising flour
1/4 c
brown sugar

How to Make Grandma's Shortbread Cookies


  • 1Preheat oven to 250F
  • 2Cream butter and sugar together very well. Add flour and keep mixing until the dough comes together. Roll into a log, wrap in plastic wrap and chill about 10 minutes.
  • 3Roll log in brown sugar and then slice cookies from log and place on greased cookie sheet. Bake 45 minutes or until very light golden brown. Cool on sheet for a few minutes and then move to rack to cool completely.

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About Grandma's Shortbread Cookies

Course/Dish: Cookies