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Whipped Shortbread

  • 1 pound butter
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 3 cups flour

Beat butter, cornstarch, and icing sugar until fluffy. Add vanilla. Add flour 1 cup at a time and beat well. Drop from spoon on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake at 325 deg. F. for 10 minutes.

Scotch Shortbread

  • 1 pound butter
  • 1 cup loosely packed brown sugar
  • 4 cups unsifted flour

Cream butter and sugar well. Gradually add flour and mix well. Knead for 20 minutes. Roll into 1/4 inch sheet. Cut into rounds or squares. Prick with a fork dipped in flour. Bake on brown paper-lined cookie sheets until lightly brown (approx. 30 minutes at 275 deg. F.).

Shortbread cookies

  • 3 cups flour
  • 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup icing sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1 lb. butter

Sift flour, cornstarch, icing sugar, and baking powder into a mixing bowl. Add the butter. Work with hands and knead well. Roll into logs about 2 inches thick. Put in the fridge for 1 hour. Slice into pieces about 1/2 inch thick. Bake for approx. 1/2 hour in 325 deg. F. oven.

Shortbread Cookies

  • 1 pound butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon vanilla
  • 5 cups flour

Cream butter and sugar well. Add egg yolk and vanilla. Mix well. Add flour 1 cup at a time, mixing well with hands until the dough is the consistency of putty. Roll out to 1/2 to 3/4 inch thickness. Cut out with your favorite cookie-cutter shapes. Bake at 325 deg. F. for 10 to 15 minutes.

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1 egg yolk
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup icing sugar
  • 1 3/4 cup flour
  • melted chocolate for dipping

Soften the butter slightly. Combine butter, egg yolk, salt, and sugar. Add flour gradually mixing constantly. Using a pastry bag with a large flower tip squeeze dough onto a cookie sheet. Bake at 350 deg. F. for 8 to 10 minutes. When the cookies are cooled dip each end into melted chocolate. Allow the chocolate to set and store it in an airtight container.

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