Shirley's Scotch Shortbreads

from the Fannie Farmer cookbook
Shirley's Scotch Shortbreads
Shirley's Scotch Shortbreads

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

PREP TIME

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minutes

TOTAL TIME

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minutes

SERVINGS

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servings

Ingredients

  • Cream thoroughly

  • 1

    C butter

  • add gradually, while beating:

  • 1

    / 2 C confectioners' sugar OR light brown sugar

  • Sift together:

  • 2

    C flour

  • 1

    / 4 tsp salt

  • 1

    / 4 tsp baking powder

Directions

Add to the mixture. Mix well and roll out 1 / 4 inch thick. Cut in squares or rounds. Prick with a fork. Bake at 350 deg.F until delicately brown (20 to 25 minutes). Makes 24 or more. Royal Fans. Cut in rounds (2 to 5 inches). Cut in quarters and mark with the back of a knife like a fan. Brush with egg yolk diluted with water. Bake. PiƱon Cookies. Cut out. Cover thickly with pine nuts, pressing them firmly into the cookies. Bake.

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