Easy Scottish Shortbread
These traditional butter cookies require only three ingredients. They’re so yummy, you won’t be able to stop at just one! —Peggy Goodrich, Enid, Oklahoma
Total TimePrep: 20 min. Bake: 10 min./batch + cooling
Makesabout 3-1/2 dozen
- 3/4 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter, softened
- 1/4 cup sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- In a small mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Gradually add flour and mix well. (Dough will be crumbly). Shape into a ball.
- On a lightly floured surface, press dough to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut out with a floured 1-in. diamond-shaped cookie cutter; place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Prick each cookie with a fork. Reroll scraps if desired. Bake at 350° for 12-15 minutes or until firm. Cool for 2 minutes before carefully removing to wire racks to cool completely.
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Nutrition Facts1 cookie: 55 calories, 3g fat (2g saturated fat), 9mg cholesterol, 26mg sodium, 6g carbohydrate (1g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
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