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Scottish Shortbread

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Brown sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), firmly packed
  Egg yolk 1
  Vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
  All purpose flour 2 Cup (32 tbs)
Directions

Cream butter or margarine.
Add brown sugar, and continue to cream thoroughly.
Add egg yolk and vanilla, and beat mixture by hand until light and fluffy.
Add gradually to creamed mixture, and combine completely.
Turn out dough onto lightly floured board.
Roll 1 /4 inch thick.
Cut in strips, squares or fancy shapes.
Bake on ungreased sheet in 300°F. oven 18-20 minutes.
Note: If desired, decorate shortbread tops with halved nuts, candied cherries or angelica.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Canadian
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Drink: 
Alcohol
Interest: 
Party

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2960 Calories from Fat 1660

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 189 g290.7%

Saturated Fat 117.4 g587%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 668.9 mg223%

Sodium 37.4 mg1.6%

Total Carbohydrates 292 g97.4%

Dietary Fiber 6.8 g27%

Sugars 101.5 g

Protein 30 g60.2%

Vitamin A 116.8% Vitamin C

Calcium 11.1% Iron 67%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Scottish Shortbread Recipe