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Cashew Shortbread

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Ingredients
  Cake flour 2 Cup (32 tbs), sifted
  Confectioner' s sugar 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Baking powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Salted cashews 1 Cup (16 tbs), chopped
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
Directions

Sift flour and baking powder together and set aside.
Cream butter until soft, then work in sugar with your hands until smooth.
Stir in flour and, last of all, the cashews.
Chill in refrigerator for at least 1 hour.
Divide dough in half and roll 1 portion at a time about 1/3 inch thick on a lightly floured board.
Refrigerate other half until needed.
Work fast.
Cut into 1 1/2 inch squares and place on an ungreased cooky sheet.
Bake in a preheated 375° oven for 15 minutes.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Snack
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Cookie

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