Simple Irish Shortbread

Simple Irish Shortbread Recipe

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Kathy M

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This three-ingredient recipe is far and away the best shortbread recipe I've found. It's melt in your mouth goodness.

(The vanilla isn't needed, but some might like it.)

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Serves:
12
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
45 Min
Method:
Bake

Ingredients

How to Make Simple Irish Shortbread

Step-by-Step

  1. Grease a 9x 13 pan.

    Cream butter and sugar, add vanilla if using. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time.
  2. The dough will look dry and be very crumbly, this is how it's supposed to look.

    Transfer dough into pan and lightly pat it down. You can scour the cookie size you want at this time or wait till you take it out of the oven. (I find it works better to do it before baking.) You can sprinkle the top of the dough lightly with sugar at this point if you'd like.
  3. Bake in the over at 300 for 40-45 minutes or until the edges are light brown.

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About Simple Irish Shortbread

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: Irish




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