Scottish Shortbread IV

Scottish Shortbread IV

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"This is the most basic cookie recipe there is. Real butter and brown sugar give it an irresistible flavor."

Ingredients

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Nutrition

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  • Calories:
  • 256 kcal
  • 13%
  • Fat:
  • 15.6 g
  • 24%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.9g
  • 9%
  • Protein:
  • 2.6 g
  • 5%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 41 mg
  • 14%
  • Sodium:
  • 112 mg
  • 4%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).
  2. Cream butter and brown sugar. Add 3 to 3 3/4 cups flour. Mix well.
  3. Sprinkle board with the remaining flour. Knead for 5 minutes, adding enough flour to make a soft dough. Roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into 3x1 inch strips. Prick with fork and place on ungreased baking sheets.
  4. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 20 to 25 minutes.
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Don't even think about making a shortbread recipe with white sugar! You'll be missing out on too much! This recipe is so easy, and so amazingly flavorful, I highly doubt you'll bother ever makin...

This recipe really wasn't very nice. Yes it was simple to make and the ingredients were all easily at hand- but the result was a very bland biscuit. After reading the other reviews, I had t...

I have tried many, many shortbread recipes for the past 41 years in my quest for the "perfect" shortbread - and this is it. I didnt' roll it out but made it into bars - I used 1-8x8" cake pan a...