All-Butter Traditional Scottish Shortbread

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Nutritional Info
  • Servings Per Recipe: 18
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories: 153.8
  • Total Fat: 10.4 g
  • Cholesterol: 27.1 mg
  • Sodium: 72.9 mg
  • Total Carbs: 13.9 g
  • Dietary Fiber: 0.4 g
  • Protein: 1.5 g

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Family recipe :) Many others like it, but so very easy to make and so tasty too! Family recipe :) Many others like it, but so very easy to make and so tasty too!
Number of Servings: 18


    1 cup butter, softened
    2 cups flour, sifted
    1/2 cup powdered sugar


Preheat oven to 350F.
Stir together the butter, flour, and powdered sugar. I usually find it helpful to sift the flour in gradually, but you don't HAVE to. Mix just until completely combined; too much mixing will harden the results. Dough will be quite crumbly. Empty dough into ungreased pan (either 9x13 or round cake pan) and press into pan at about 1/2 inch thick. Pierce with fork (designs, rows, whatever; I usually do the lines I'm going to cut and then about three piercings per shortbread finger/wedge) and place in oven for 5 minutes. Lower oven temperature to 300F and continue to bake for an additional 20-30 minutes. Bread should NOT be browned, but should still be light. Cut while hot if possible.

Make 18 shortbread finger servings, or if done in a round cake pan about 14 wedges. The nutritional values are based on the 18 fingers result. (3 rows of 6.)

Number of Servings: 18

Recipe submitted by SparkPeople user KOALASLOVERAIN.

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