Scottish Shortbread

Scottish settlers first came to Canada over 150 years ago, passing down delicious and traditional holiday recipes like this one!

Scottish shortbreadPhoto: Taste of Home
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4dozen 15minutes 20minutes per batch
Servings Prep Time
4dozen 15minutes
Cook Time
20minutes per batch
Portions: dozen
Portions: dozen
  1. Preheat oven to 325°. Cream butter and brown sugar until light and fluffy. Add 3-3/4 cups flour; mix well. Turn dough onto a floured surface; knead for 5 minutes, adding enough remaining flour to form a soft dough.
  2. Roll to 1/2-in. thickness. Cut into 3x1-in. strips. Place 1 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Prick with fork. Bake until cookies are lightly browned, 20-25 minutes. Cool.
Recipe Notes

1 cookie: 123 calories, 8g fat (5g saturated fat), 20mg cholesterol, 62mg sodium, 12g carbohydrate (5g sugars, 0 fibre), 1g protein.

Originally published on Taste of Home.