Shortbread Cookies

Photo: jrice71

Traditional shortbread cookies; very few ingredients and easy to make. They don't always come out looking pretty but they taste delicious and butter. great with coffee or tea.

Yield: 1 serving
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  • 1 cup(s) butter soften
  • 1 cup(s) granulated sugar
  • 3 cup(s) flour


  1. Thoroughly cream sugar and butter then add 2 1/2 cups of the flour and mix together. Turn out onto a floured surfaced using the remaining 1/2 cup of flour. Knead dough until it cracks on surface. Roll out 1/4 inch thick and cut out with cutters. Prick cookies with fork tines and place on ungreased cookie sheets. Bake at 275F about 45-55 minutes, or until lightly browned.
May 2014

This recipe is a personal recipe added by jrice71 and has not been tested or endorsed by MyRecipes.

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