Scottish Shortbread

Scottish Shortbread Recipe

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Fran Miller

By
@TchrLdy71

Years ago, one of the students at my school gave me one of these shortbreads and I immediately asked for her "Mum's" recipe. The note on the recipe says the family is from "Perth, Scotland and Threlkeld, England."

Are we ready for tea? =^..^=

Rating:
★★★★★ 2 votes
Serves:
Many, depending on serving size
Prep:
15 Min
Cook:
20 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

2 c
butter (not margarine)
1 c
brown sugar, packed
4 1/2 c
all-purpose flour

How to Make Scottish Shortbread

Step-by-Step

  • 1Preheat oven to 325 degrees F.
  • 2Cream butter and sugar with a mixer. Add 3 to 3 ¾ cups flour. Mix well.
  • 3Sprinkle board with remaining flour. Knead for 5 minutes, adding enough flour to make a soft dough.
  • 4Roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into 3 x 1 inch strips. Prick with fork and place on ungreased baking sheets.
  • 5Bake at 325 degrees F. for 20 to 25 minutes, until light brown and done. Cool before storing in an airtight container.

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About Scottish Shortbread

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