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Scotch Shortbread

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Pound, softened
  Granulated sugar 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  All purpose flour 4 Cup (64 tbs)
  Vanilla 2 Teaspoon
Directions

Combine butter, sugar and about half the flour until mixed.
Add rest of flour and vanilla.
Work with hands until smooth.
Divide into 2 balls.
Chill.
Press each ball in an 8 inch (20 cm) circle on ungreased baking sheet.
Flute edges.
Prick with fork here and there.
Dough may be flattened to cover jelly roll pan, 10 x 15 inches (25 x 38 cm) instead of 2 separate rounds.
Bake in 300°F (150°C) oven for about 45 to 55 minutes or until lightly browned.
Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes.
Cut into wedges or squares while still warm.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Interest: 
Holiday
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Preparation Time: 
30 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
90 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 734 Calories from Fat 409

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.7%

Saturated Fat 29.2 g146.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.9 mg40.6%

Sodium 7.6 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 25.3 g

Protein 7 g13.9%

Vitamin A 28.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 2.3% Iron 16.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Scotch Shortbread Recipe