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Shortbread

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Ingredients
  Butter 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Firmly packed brown sugar 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  All purpose flour 2 1⁄4 Cup (36 tbs)
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Preheat oven moderately to 300° F (150°C).

MAKING
2) Electric Mixer Method fine butter.
3) Add sugar and beat on high speed till fluffy.
4) Gently mix flour and blend well.
5) Mix remaining flour with hand and knead into dough.
6) Food Processor Method With metal blade in place fine butter.
7) Add sugar and process till fluffy.
8) Mix flour and process till well blended.
9) Put the dough into a bowl.
10) Divide dough into 2 balls. Cover and put in refrigerator for one hour.
11) Remove one ball of dough from refrigerator. Lightly dust a flat surface with flour and roll the dough on it.
12) Also lightly flour the rolling pin.
13) Make into shapes as preferred.
14) Add the scraps to the remaining dough.
15) Put in non greased cookie sheets.
16) Bake in preheated oven 15-20 minutes till golden.
17) Depending on the size of cookies the cooking time may vary.
18) Keep on racks to cool.
19) Repeat the same process with remaining dough.

SERVING
20) Tasty shortbread can be eaten as snack or with hot beverages.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Medium
Cuisine: 
American
Course: 
Side Dish
Method: 
Baked
Dish: 
Bread
Restriction: 
Vegetarian
Ingredient: 
Butter
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Servings: 
8

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