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       Title: Teatime Shortbread
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 1 servings
  
     3/4 c  Unsalted butter; room temp
     1/2 c  Sugar
   1 3/4 c  All-purpose flour
       1 pn Salt
  
     Preheat oven to 325.  Using electric mixer, beat butter and sugar in bowl
   until well combined.  Sift flour and salt into butter mixture. Using
   fingertips rub mixture until moist clumps form. Gently knead until soft
   dough forms. Divide dough in half. Press out 1 dough piece to 9.5 round,
   about 1/4 thick. Roll lightly with rolling pin to smooth top. Using 3
   diameter cookie cutter, cut out in 8 cookies. Reserve scraps. Repat
   pressing, rolling and cutting with remaining dough piece. Gather dough
   scraps together. Press out dough scraps to form round and cut out
   additional cookies.
       Arrange cookies on 2 large baking sheets. Pierce each cookie several
   times with fork.  Bake until pale golden, about 12 minutes. Cool slightly.
   Transfer cookies to racks;cool completely.
  
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