Fran's Easy Shortbread Bars

READY IN: 1hr 20mins
Recipe by Diana 2

I received this recipe from a friend. It is by far, the tastiest and the easiest shortbread recipe. It also works very well in moulded shortbread pans. It's the only one I use. Freezes well too.

Top Review by rosslare

Good, solid basic recipe. Turns out just like on the picture.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cream icing sugar and butter until fluffy.
  2. Combine flours and add to the butter mixture, in small portions.
  3. Turn batter out into a sided 15 x 9 cookie pan or jelly roll pan. Press to the sides and smooth with the back of a spoon.
  4. Score into bars with a sharp knife and prick the surface with a fork. Sprinkle with the 2 tbsp of sugar.
  5. Bake 10 minutes at 350°, then lower the oven to 300°. Bake for 30 - 40 minutes.
  6. Remove from oven and immediately cut along the scored lines.
  7. Cool, then store in an airtight container.

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