Short bread

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Short bread is a traditional Scottish baked good, with a relatively simple recipe that consists of three basic ingredients (flour, butter, and sugar).

When it’s time to begin thinking about Christmas baking. One of everyone’s favourite is shortbread, here is and foolproof recipe. This recipe freezes well.



Ingredients

  • 1 block butter soften (2 cups),
  • 2 cups icing sugar (sifted),
  • 4 cups all purpose flour,
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla.

    Whip butter until light and fluffy–gradually adding sugar mixing well with butter.Add vanilla.

    Fold in flour making sure it is well blended with butter and sugar.If making into cookies chill for 10 minutes, if not then press in a 8x10 pan and bake at 300 degrees for 15 minutes, it should not be brown when finish, cut up into bite sizes pieces and let cool.

    Tip: Have to cut while it is still hot



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