Total Time
1hr 10mins
Prep 20 mins
Cook 50 mins

Good sprinkled with a bit of sugar while warm.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pre heat oven to 275.
  2. Cream butter in large bowl.
  3. Add sugar and mix well.
  4. Add flour gradually, kneading dough on work surface.
  5. When dough no longer sticks to surface, roll out 1/4 inch thick.
  6. Cut into shapes with cookie cutter.
  7. Arrange cookies on ungreased cookie sheet.
  8. Bake 45 to 50 minutes or until cookies are lightly browned.


Most Helpful

i loved this recipe i made it with vanilla extract it was better that the other recipe on this thing

Fluffy_is_#_1 December 12, 2007

Very easy to make. A basic shortbread recipe that allows for additions of chef's personal choice: vanilla extract, lemon juice, ground nuts, etc. I lost my haggis shaped cookie cutter somewhere on the flight enroute to UK for the Virtual World Tour of Cooking, so I used a shamrock shaped cookie cutter to shape the shortbread. This is really good with Lemon Curd Recipe #102736.

COOKGIRl June 04, 2005

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