*  Exported from  MasterCook  *
 
                      Traditional Scottish Shortbread
 
 Recipe By     : William Irvine, my grand-dad
 Serving Size  : 1    Preparation Time :0:00
 Categories    : 
   Amount  Measure       Ingredient -- Preparation Method
 --------  ------------  --------------------------------
    1      Lb            Sweet Butter
    1      C             Powdered Sugar
    4      C             Flour
 
 Cream butter, add sugar gradually.  Blend with, but don't overwork it or let
 butter become oily.  Gradually work in flour.  Turn out onto lightly floured
 board to pat out.  (use part confectioner’s sugar and part flour on board)
 
 NEXT STEP, MAY BE CUT EITHER WAY.
 
 1.   Roll 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.  cut into small (1 1/2 in) rounds.  Prick
 twice, then chill.  Bake at 300 deg. for 20 - 25 min, or until barely golden
 brown.
 
 OR
 
 2.  Roll 3/4 inch thick - pinch edges, prick all over with a fork.  Bake 375
 for 5 minutes, then reduce heat to 300 deg and bake 45 - 60 minutes, or
 until lightly golden brown.
 
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