Scottish Shortbread Recipe
- 2 cups butter, softened
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- In a large bowl, cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add 3-3/4 cups flour and mix well. Turn onto a floured surface. Knead for 5 minutes, adding enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
- Roll to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut into 3-in. x 1-in. strips. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Prick with fork. Bake at 325° for 20-25 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned. Yield: about 4 dozen.
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"These are very good. Simple and tasty, although not a "traditional" shortbread."
"Curious , do you use salted or unsalted butter with this recipe?"
"I like the recipe because it's easy and really tasty. I started them at 20 minutes and they burnt so next time I'll start them at 15 minutes."
"This recipe is so easy and absolutely delicious. Will make again and again. Great for the holiday season!"
"I made this recipe yesterday, it was delicious!!!! My husband and my neighbors love them!"