scottish shortbread

★★★★★ 1
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By Jo G
from Mountain Home, AR

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.

★★★★★ 1
serves approx 36 pieces
prep time 20 Min
cook time 50 Min
method Bake

Ingredients For scottish shortbread

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

How To Make scottish shortbread

  • 1
    Preheat oven to 350 f
  • 2
    Cream butter and sugar with a mixer.
  • 3
    Add flour and salt and mix with a wooden spoon. Use hands to make sure all the ingredients are incorporated.
  • 4
    Press 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.
  • 5
    Bake for 10 minutes at 350 f. Reduce heat to 300 f, and bake for approximately 40 minutes more.
  • 6
    Cool in pan for 5 minutes, then cut into finger sized bars. Allow to cool completely before removing.

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