- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- Confectioners' sugar
- In a large bowl, cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in flour. Press dough into a greased 9-in. square baking pan.
- Bake at 325° for 30-35 minutes or until lightly browned. Cool for 10 minutes before removing from pan to a wire rack to cool completely. Cut into nine squares; dust with confectioners' sugar. Yield: 9 cookies.
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catlady 56, did you read the Editor's note?
Simple..just read! Great recipe!
I really liked this shortbread. I did add a touch of vanilla to the batch. It was quick and simple to make. I did find them a bit too thick, for my taste. Thanks for the recipe. My cup of tea and shortbread is waiting for me:)
We love these cookies! My daughter and her cousins love to use food coloring pens to decorate these cookies. They are yummy and last well.
Why didn't you tell us how to make the design. That is the reason I looked at the recipe. There are lots of short bread recipes, you attracted me with the design then you say dust with powder sugar? Bait and switch.
what is that pretty blue design on the cookie and how to you do it?? thx, kc