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Scotch Shortbread

Scotch Shortbread Recipe

Tasty Scottish!


1 cup white sugar

1 teaspoon water

1 pound butter softened

4 cups all-purpose flour

1/2 teaspoon salt


Measure sugar into bowl & sprinkle with water.
Cream butter into sugar with
a wooden
spoon. Add flour and salt and knead dough with your hands until dough pulls
away from
side of bowl as well as your hands.
Press dough into a ungreased 9 x 13-inch
glass baking
pan. Spread it flat right into the corners.
Prick with fork about at 1 inch
intervals. Sprinkle
all with 1/4 cup white sugar.
Bake at 275F for one hour or until pale golden.

Cut while hot
into diamonds or rectangle shapes. Let cool.
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