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Laura Shirk's Shortbread

Rated as 3.14 out of 5 Stars

"Rolled shortbread."
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Ingredients

1 h servings 256
Original recipe yields 12 servings (2 dozen)

Directions

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  1. Preheat oven to 300 degrees F (150 degrees C).
  2. Cream butter and sugar together. Add flour and salt, stir until blended. Roll out 1/2 inch thick on floured board and cut into shapes with small (2 inch) cutters.
  3. Bake for 50 minutes. Sprinkle with sugar.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 256 calories; 15.6 26.9 2.7 41 158 Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

I don't bake mine near as long, but still a good recipe.

Most helpful critical review

Has anyone else made this?! 300 degrees for 5 minutes-No Way, try 15 or 20 minutes! I made this recipe with no exceptions to the directions and the dough was so dry it was nearly impossible to r...

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Has anyone else made this?! 300 degrees for 5 minutes-No Way, try 15 or 20 minutes! I made this recipe with no exceptions to the directions and the dough was so dry it was nearly impossible to r...

I don't bake mine near as long, but still a good recipe.

This recipe is too dry. It needs an additional 1/4 cup of butter. Also, it needs more sugar. It is okay if you are going to ice the cookies.

I did make one change, I cut the flour back to 2 cups. The low, slow baking time yields a less dense, crispier shortbread. I also just pressed the dough into an 8 x 8 baking dish, scored it in...

as written I am giving it a 4 -- this shortbread requires a lot of kneading to give it the right texture and scant measurments for flour.

Great Cookie Recipe and sooo easy. I added a little French Lavender to the sugar and pulsed a couple of Times for a change. Everyone one loved the variation.

This recipe was pretty good. The dough was definitely dry, but after rolling in it my hands and kneading it, I was able to roll it out with a rolling pin. Cooking time was no where near 50 m...