Perfect Shortbread Cookies!

Recipe by CaliforniaJan
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 26
YIELD: 54 1
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Work cold butter with hands until soft and cream in the sugar. Mix flours and salt together and work into butter. Knead gently until soft (not oily) and forms a ball.
  • Roll dough to 3/8-inch thickness on a cookie sheet, mark pieces with a ruler to make 1" x 2" cookies and prick each cookie with a fork three times. Chill dough at least one hour (but up to 48 hours is still OK).
  • Heat oven to 375 degrees and reduce heat to 275 degrees as soon as you put the cookies in the oven.
  • Cut cookies apart and place on baking sheets. Bake in center of the oven at 275 degrees for 30 - 40 minutes.
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