Scottish Shortbread Cookies
Total TimePrep: 15 min. Bake: 25 min.
This is a GREAT recipe! Easy to make and EVERYONE loves them! The pan size was perfect but I did bake them a little longer....but be careful not to get them too brown! I did use parchment paper so I could lift them out to cut and cool. A real hit!!
Delicious! A traditional shortbread - tender and buttery. I made two batches of this. The first batch I left plain. The other batch I spread melted caramel on top, then drizzled melted chocolate. Easy homemade Twix bars!
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Can you use this dough in a cookie press? It sounds exactly like what I want and so simple.
You should use castor (extra fine) granulated sugar for short bread.
Great recipe. One tip. My family has made these every Christmas for as long as I can remember.after done and fairly cool, sprinkle with come colored sugar for some holidat color.
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Wow, teresa. Actually, ritapdx is correct - Scotch refers to whisky (this IS correct spelling) and eggs. Everything/everyone else is Scottish. So, unless a recipe contains Scotch, it is Scottish. And BTW, don’t use a .? at the end of a sentence. It makes you seem uneducated.
ritapdx. Who asked for your opinion on what she calls her recipe.?
This is a great recipe! However, "Scotch Shortbread Cookies" should be "Scottish Shortbread Cookies". The word "Scottish" is an adjective meaning something or someone relating to Scotland. "Scotch", in modern usage, is a noun that usually means a type of Whisky. "Scotch" used as an adjective synonymous with "Scottish" is archaic and most Scots these days resent its use in that context.