Shortbread recipes

- Posted on Sep 14, 2011 - 04:11 PM


1 c. butter

½ c. confectioners’ sugar or light brown sugar

2 c. sifted all-purpose flour

¼ tsp. salt

¼ tsp. baking powder

Cream butter well; add sugar gradually while beating. Add flour, salt and baking powder. Mix well. Turn out on lightly floured board; roll to about ¼ to ½-inch thick. Cut into rounds, fingers or squares; prick with fork. Bake at 350°F. for 20 to 25 minutes. Cool on wire rack.