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Traditional Scottish Shortbread contributed by, Emma from the Seven Hills School in Cincinnati, Ohio, USA

Traditional Scottish Shortbread
from Scotland
by Emma


1 pound unsalted butter
5 cups all-purpose flower
1 cup white sugar


1 preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C)
2 Cream butter and sugar with mixer. Add flour and mix with a wooden spoon. Use hands to thoroughly mix.
3 press into a jelly roll pan. Prick to bottom all over with a fork being sure the fork hits the bottom and the pricks are close together.
4 Bake for 10 minutes . Reduce the heat to 300 and continue to bake 40 minutes more. Wait 2 Minutes then cut into finger size bars. Cool thoroughly in pan.

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