Scottish Shortbread

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

Scottish shortbread
Scottish Shortbread
Scottish Shortbread
Servings Prep Time Cook Time
4dozen 15minutes 20minutes per batch
Servings Prep Time
4dozen 15minutes
Cook Time
20minutes per batch
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Ingredients
Portions: dozen
Units:
Instructions
  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.