Scottish shortbread

Yield: 48 servings

Measure Ingredient
1 pounds Butter -- softened
No substitutes
1 cup Packed brown sugar
4 cups All-purpose flour -- or 4
½ Cups

In a mixing bowl, cream the butter and brown sugar. Add 3¾ cups flour; mix well. sprinkle a board with some of the remaining flour.

Knead for 5 min. adding enough remaining flour to make a soft, non-sticky dough. Roll to ½ in. thickness. Cut int 3 in. x 1 in.

strips. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Prick with a fork. Bake at 325 deg. for 20-25 min. or until cookies are lightly browned. Yield: about 4 dozen.

Recipe By : Country Woman

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