My Mom’s Favorite Shortbread Cookie recipe by Melanie Strickland

My Mom’s Favorite Shortbread Cookie recipe by Melanie Strickland

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These Shortbread Cookies are deliciously crisp and buttery in a classic way, and are especially wonderful for Christmas and holiday baking! The dough is easy to make using three simple ingredients.

Melanie Strickland, PreK Three Teacher

 

Ingredients

  • 1 lb. Real butter
  • 1 cup brown sugar
  • 4 cups of flour

Directions

  • Mix all ingredients together and roll into long separate rolls and refrigerate overnight.  Slice and make cookies bake in 350 degree oven for about 4 minutes till barely light brown.  Cool and put icing on.
  • Icing:  powdered sugar, 2 tablespoonfuls of butter, add a little almond flavouring, and then add milk just enough to give it consistency for icing.