Air-Fryer Scottish Shortbread
Give air-fryer baking a try with this easy cookie recipe. It was my mother's recipe, and she passed it on to me. I make a triple batch of it each year at Christmas, to enjoy and to give as gifts. —Rose Mabee, Selkirk, Manitoba
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Cook: 10 min./batch + cooling
- 2 cups butter, softened
- 1 cup packed brown sugar
- 4 to 4-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- Preheat air fryer to 290°. Cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add 3-3/4 cups flour; mix well. Turn dough 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 3x1-in. strips; prick with a fork. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased tray in air-fryer basket. Cook until cookies are set and lightly browned, 7-9 minutes. Cool in basket 2 minutes; remove to wire racks to cool completely.
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