Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread Recipe

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Jo G

By
@ginny005

This recipe for delicious shortbread is unbelievably easy. I searched the internet and found this on another recipe site, but it's the best shortbread I have ever tasted. I hope you all enjoy it as much as my family and I do.

Rating:
★★★★★ 1 vote
Comments:
Serves:
approx 36 pieces
Prep:
20 Min
Cook:
50 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

1 lb
unsalted butter (4 sticks)
1 c
white sugar
4 1/2 c
all-purpose flour
1 pinch
salt

Step-By-Step

1Preheat oven to 350 f
2Cream butter and sugar with a mixer.
3Add flour and salt and mix with a wooden spoon. Use hands to make sure all the ingredients are incorporated.
4Press dough into an ungreased 10x15 inch jelly roll pan. Prick all over with a fork, making sure the fork hits the pan and the pricks are close together. Sprinkle liberally with sugar.
5Bake for 10 minutes at 350 f. Reduce heat to 300 f, and bake for approximately 40 minutes more.
6Cool in pan for 5 minutes, then cut into finger sized bars. Allow to cool completely before removing.

About Scottish Shortbread

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Flour
Regional Style: UK/Ireland
Other Tag: Quick & Easy