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  • 2 star values: 6
  • 1 star values: 4

My mother is from Scotland and this is her authentic Scottish shortbread recipe. It makes bars, not cookies!

Recipe Summary

prep:
20 mins
cook:
50 mins
additional:
5 mins
total:
1 hr 15 mins
Servings:
36
Yield:
6 dozen
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Ingredients

36
Original recipe yields 36 servings
The ingredient list now reflects the servings specified
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Directions

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  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).

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  • Cream butter and sugar with mixer. Add flour and mix with a wooden spoon. Use hands to thoroughly mix.

  • Press into a jelly roll pan. Prick to bottom all over with a fork being sure the fork hits the bottom and the pricks are close together.

  • Bake for 10 minutes. Reduce the heat to 300 and continue to bake for 40 minutes more. Wait 2 minutes then cut into finger size bars. Cool thoroughly in pan.

Nutrition Facts

175 calories; protein 1.9g; carbohydrates 18.8g; fat 10.4g; cholesterol 27.1mg; sodium 1.7mg. Full Nutrition
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