posted by Tonkmom 11-08-102 10:35 AM
Ashley's Scottish Shortbread
Recipe courtesy The Hamilton-Turner Inn
2 cups butter, softened
1 2/3 cups sugar
4 cups all-purpose flour
1 1/3 cups cornstarch
Sugar, for sprinkling
Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
Cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. In a separate bowl, mix the flour and cornstarch. Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter and sugar, and mix until blended.
Roll out the dough to 1-inch thickness. Bake for 30 minutes or until lightly brown. Remove the oven and sprinkle with sugar on top while still warm. Cut into lengths, approximately 1 by 3-inches. Can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
Yield: 4 to 6 servings
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 30 minutes
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