The Confederate Widow's Shortbread

Recipe by emmalee1942
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READY IN: 30mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Sift the flour, cornstarch, powdered sugar and salt.
  • Blend in the butter, to form a smooth mixture, stir in the vanilla.
  • Divide the dough into 2 portions, roll, or pat, each portion into a 1/2" thick round.
  • Outline six wedges into each round, with the tines of a fork.
  • Place on a buttered, or parchment lined, cookie sheet.
  • Bake 325 degrees, 20-25 minutes.
  • Cool on wire racks.
  • "Decorate tops with almonds, bits of cherries, angelica or citron", if desired. (I never do.).
  • When cool, separate along the fork-outlined wedge lines.
  • Store in an airtight container,.
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