Scottish Shortbread IV

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This is the most basic cookie recipe there is. Real butter and brown sugar give it an irresistible flavor.

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Servings:
24
Yield:
4 dozen

Ingredients

  • 2 cups butter

  • 1 cup packed brown sugar

  • 4 ½ cups all-purpose flour

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees F (165 degrees C).

  2. Cream butter and brown sugar. Add 3 to 3 3/4 cups flour. Mix well.

  3. Sprinkle board with the remaining flour. Knead for 5 minutes, adding enough flour to make a soft dough. Roll to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into 3x1 inch strips. Prick with fork and place on ungreased baking sheets.

  4. Bake at 325 degrees F (165 degrees C) for 20 to 25 minutes.

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Nutrition Facts (per serving)

256 Calories
16g Fat
27g Carbs
3g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 256
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 16g 20%
Saturated Fat 10g 49%
Cholesterol 41mg 14%
Sodium 112mg 5%
Total Carbohydrate 27g 10%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 9g
Protein 3g
Calcium 16mg 1%
Iron 1mg 7%
Potassium 42mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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