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Shortbread Squares

Here's a traditional shortbread recipe that's perfect with a cup of hot tea or coffee. It's a favorite during the holidays. —G. C. Mayhew, Grass Valley, California
  • Total Time
    Prep: 10 min. Bake: 40 min.
  • Makes
    about 6 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter, softened
  • 1 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
  • 3-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch

Directions

  • 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 Facts
1 square: 77 calories, 5g fat (3g saturated fat), 14mg cholesterol, 41mg sodium, 7g carbohydrate (2g sugars, 0 fiber), 1g protein.

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