Scottish shortbread cookies

Scottish shortbread cookies

Scottish shortbread cookies

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  • granulated sugar - 1/4 c
  • confectioners sugar - 1/4 c
  • all-purpose flour
  • butter 2 1/2 sticks, refrigerated and cut into 8 or 10 pieces

How to make scottish shortbread cookies:

Preheat oven to 275°. Place sugar in food processor and process until very fine. Add butter. Pulse until sugar disappears. Add flour, pulse until flour disappears. Mixture will be moist and crumbly. Place into a plastic bag. Press together to form dough.

Knead until dough holds together. Remove and shape into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheet, 2-inches apart. Flatten each with a lightly moistened cookie press or fork. Bake 45 minutes at 275° until pale golden. Yields approximately 4 dozen.

Recipe categories: Desserts, Cookie and brownie, Rolled cookies.

Scottish shortbread cookies
Average rating: 3.8 of 5, total votes: 6
Cook. Time: PT35M
Total Time: PT35M

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