Scottish Recipes

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Scottish Shortbread, Gluten-Free

Rating: 4.5 stars 4
This is a variation of the traditional shortbread recipe to make it gluten-free.

A Scotsman's Shepherd Pie

Rating: 5 stars 348
Yes, shepherd's pie is predominantly thought of as Irish or British. But since I'm Scottish, I thought I'd give it a unique twist to suit my ancestral tastes. The use of lamb, the smoky, heather taste of Guinness® Draught (Irish, I admit), and the topping of sharp Cheddar and smoked paprika give this version its unique, smoky-sweet flavor.

Cock a Leekie Soup

Rating: 4.5 stars 75
Traditional Scots soup of chicken and leeks. One pound of potatoes, peeled and cubed, could be substituted for the barley, if desired.

Scotch Eggs with Mustard Sauce

Rating: 4.5 stars 65
Scotch Eggs are part of the traditional Scots breakfast, which also includes porridge, bacon, fried egg, sausage, black, white and fruit puddings and hot baps and jam. They are also sufficiently versatile to be served hot with gravy at teatime, or cold as a snack.
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Scotch Eggs

Rating: 4.5 stars 157
A delicious and easy Christmas Eve recipe for your family.
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Scottish Oat Scones

Rating: 4.5 stars 312
These are delicious and won't last long.
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Rating: 3.5 stars 15
A Scottish dish of potatoes cooked with onions and corned beef. It's a whole meal in itself; simple and easy to make!
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Scottish Bubbles and Squeak Patties

Rating: 4.5 stars 70
My father in law is from Scotland and this is a favorite family dish.

Empire Biscuits

Rating: 4.5 stars 66
This shortbread cookie is a traditional Scottish recipe. These are round cookies sandwiched with jam and topped off with a delicious icing and a cherry.
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Scottish Cock-a-Leekie Soup

Rating: 5 stars 12
Chef John's version of Scottish cock-a-leekie soup uses a secret ingredient (prunes!) in the broth that add beautiful color and a subtle sweetness to this famous chicken soup.

Scotch Shortbread

Rating: 5 stars 39
My best friend in high school's mom made this for me when I had my first overnight stay in a hospital. I loved it so much that I made it whenever I got the chance. When we lived overseas, my mom had to limit the number of times I could make it because butter was so expensive. Now it's part of my Christmas baking. Very rich and good!

Scottish Shortbread IV

Rating: 4.5 stars 634
This is the most basic cookie recipe there is. Real butter and brown sugar give it an irresistible flavor.
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Scottish Butter Tablet
Rating: Unrated 34
This is an amazingly good traditional Scottish confection, like a dulce de leche fudge.
Scottish Shortbread II
Rating: 4.5 stars 288

Light, very buttery. Does not make a large batch, but are simple enough to make many batches. Recipe does not double well.