---------- Recipe via Meal-Master (tm) v8.05
  
       Title: Scottish Shortbread
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 20 servings
  
       1 c  Butter; softened
     1/2 c  Sugar; plus
       2 tb Sugar
       2 c  Sifted all purpose flour
     1/4 ts Salt
     1/4 ts Baking powder
  
     Heat the oven to 350 deg. Beat the butter til it’s light & creamy. Add
   1\2 C sugar and beat until mixture is fluffy. Sift the flour, salt & powder
   together & fold into the butter mixture. Put the dough on an unbuttered
   baking sheet & pat into a 1/2 thick rectangle. Mark the dough into 1"x2
   bars with the point of a knife. Sprinkle with the remaining sugar & bake in
   the center of the oven for 15 min., until the edges are very lightly
   browned. Cool for 15 min. on baking sheet then cut into bars as marked.
  
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