Ma's shortbread cookies

Yield: 1 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Butter
1 cup Icing sugar
3½ cup All purpose flour
½ cup Corn starch

Put butter and icing sugar in a bowl and beat for AT LEAST HALF AN HOUR. Add

flour and corn starch; don't beat, knead until it starts to crack.

Use a cooky press or whatever you wish; bake the cookies at 350 F.

for about 11 minutes. Cookies are done when golden brown around the edges.

In this case "Ma" happens to be my wonderful mother who with my dad kept their three sons fed, clothed, happy, and ignorant of the fact that they were actually dirt poor by most people's standards while they grew up.

From: Rick Lowe

From: Pat Stockett Date: 11-05-95 (06:05) (159) Fido: Cooking

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