Total TimePrep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
Makesabout 6 dozen
- 2 cups butter, softened
- 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
- 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/2 cup cornstarch
- In a large bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar until light and fluffy. Combine flour and cornstarch; gradually add to creamed mixture.
- Pat into an ungreased 15x10x1-in. baking pan. Pierce several times with a fork. Bake at 325° for 40-45 minutes or until lightly browned. Cut while warm.
Nutrition Facts1 square: 77 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.
Sep 3, 2017
Very dry and tasted like flour. Would be better with brown sugar and less flour.
Jul 3, 2017
These cookies are easy to make, delicious and not overly sweet!! Just right!!
Oct 2, 2016
I followed the recipe exactly, so I don't know what went wrong, but these were AWFUL! They were chalky and tasteless and turned to paste in my mouth. I won't be making these again.
Jan 2, 2016
These are wonderful! Next time I will try a slightly larger pan and cut into smaller 'sticks' and dip in Chocolate. Outstandingly easy and delicious!!!!
Aug 1, 2015
The best shortbread recipe, hands down!
Dec 14, 2014
Think I could add red and green sprinkles to this?
Sep 18, 2012
Wonderful recipe! This produces the absolute best tasting shortbread. It has just the right amount of sweetness accompanied by an amazingly delectable , rich buttery taste (but not too rich). This recipe makes exactly what you think of when you think of shortbread.
Dec 27, 2011
These are very flaky & buttery, but I myself would like more flavor. When I make them the next time I think I would add almond extract.
Dec 20, 2011
I made these today. I think that my oven must be hotter than most because these were done in about 30 minutes. They are so buttery and delicious and not too sweet. They seem to melt in your mouth. I followed the recipe exactly except for shaving off 10 minutes from the baking time because they were lightly browned by then.
Dec 15, 2011
Delicious. I think that I may dip some in chocolate and see how that goes. Keep close eye on these when they're in the oven. 40 min. is about right.