Scottish Shortbread Cookies
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
This is a GREAT recipe! Easy to make and EVERYONE loves them! The pan size was perfect but I did bake them a little longer....but be careful not to get them too brown! I did use parchment paper so I could lift them out to cut and cool. A real hit!!
Delicious! A traditional shortbread - tender and buttery. I made two batches of this. The first batch I left plain. The other batch I spread melted caramel on top, then drizzled melted chocolate. Easy homemade Twix bars!
Can you use this dough in a cookie press? It sounds exactly like what I want and so simple.
You should use castor (extra fine) granulated sugar for short bread.
Great recipe. One tip. My family has made these every Christmas for as long as I can remember.after done and fairly cool, sprinkle with come colored sugar for some holidat color.
Wow, teresa. Actually, ritapdx is correct - Scotch refers to whisky (this IS correct spelling) and eggs. Everything/everyone else is Scottish. So, unless a recipe contains Scotch, it is Scottish. And BTW, don’t use a .? at the end of a sentence. It makes you seem uneducated.
ritapdx. Who asked for your opinion on what she calls her recipe.?
This is a great recipe! However, "Scotch Shortbread Cookies" should be "Scottish Shortbread Cookies". The word "Scottish" is an adjective meaning something or someone relating to Scotland. "Scotch", in modern usage, is a noun that usually means a type of Whisky. "Scotch" used as an adjective synonymous with "Scottish" is archaic and most Scots these days resent its use in that context.
I made these for a friend as a Christmas present. I grated my pound of butter instead of cubing it. It makes it easier to mix and get that coarse crumb thats needed. I baked mine for 25 minutes and they were perfect. He absolutely loved them,thanks for the great recipe!
Way too crumbly. I had to add another stick (1/2 cup) of butter to give it some form.