Scottish Shortbread (For a Tea Party)

"Shortbread goes so nicely with tea at a tea party. These will be made small so they are just right for tiny hands."
photo by a user photo by a user
Ready In:
18-22 cookies




  • Beat together the butter, sugar, and vanilla till well-blended.
  • Add the flour one cup at a time.
  • On a floured surface, roll out to 1/4" to 1/2" thick.
  • With a pizza cutter or sharp knife, cut into 2" squares.
  • Place on ungreased baking sheet and prick top of cookies with a fork.
  • Bake in a 325 degree oven for 25-30 minutes or till bottom is golden and top is light in color.
  • Cool on wire rack.
  • Store in air tight container.

Questions & Replies

Got a question? Share it with the community!


Have any thoughts about this recipe? Share it with the community!


<p>John 3:3 <br />Psalm 91 <br /><br />We are born-again Christians and love the Lord Jesus Christ with all our being.? We attend a small Christian and Missionary Alliance church in our town.? <a href=></a><br /><br />My family consists of my husband who was a microbiologist but is now retired, two children (daughter and son), four grandchildren, and soon to be two great grandchildren, a girl and a boy. I homeschooled my oldest granddaughter up to a senior in high school. She is now 29 years old. My oldest grandson, who is now 25; my youngest grandson, age 20; my youngest granddaughter is in seventh-grade. Our oldest granddaughter blessed us with our first great granddaughter and soon to be great grandson.? She is the cutest little one.? I love them all. <br /><br />Hosta is my favorite plant, the only plant I own. I now have 123 varieties and they all have names. I add to them each year. I love to do cross stitch, paint, scrapbook, and rubber stamping. <br /><br />I have a rare genetic lung disase called Alpha-1 Antitrypsin Deficiency (Type ZZ) that most people have not even heard about. Most doctors may have heard of it but don't know an awful lot about it and so many times it goes misdiagnosed. Feel free to z-mail me if you want to know more about it or go to the website?<a href=></a></p>
View Full Profile

Find More Recipes