Shortbread for Cecilia

(Cecilia’s favourite cookie at our house)

Preheat oven to 300F

~ Cream until very light:

  • 1 cup butter

~ Blend in:

  • 2/3 cup lightly packed brown sugar

Beat until light and fluffy.

~ Stir in gradually:

  • 2 ¼ cups all purpose flour

Knead well to blend in last of the flour.

~ Chill for 30 minutes.

~ Roll the dough out ¼” thick on a lightly floured surface and cut into fancy shapes or squares, or roll into two circles ½” thick. Prick with a fork.

~ Bake on an ungreased baking sheet in 300F oven for 18 to 20 minutes or until set but not browned. Allow 1 ½ hours baking time for circles.

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