Scottish Shortbread

Number served:

Ingredients:

  • flour - 4 cup
  • butter - 2 cup
  • sugar - 1/2 cup
  • salt - 1 dash

Directions:

Preheat oven to 350F

Sift flour on a large board. Place the sugar in a separate area on the board and mix in the butter.

Knead in flour adding small amounts at a time.

Grease a baking sheet. Roll dough into small balls, about one inch in diameter.

Flatten the balls and place on the baking sheet.

Bake for 30 minutes.

Get creative: based on the statistics of over 100,000 recipes, here are some other ingredients that are commonly used with the ingredients in this recipe that you might want to experiment by adding one or two of the following (amounts adjusted assuming you making 10 servings):

  • vanilla : 1 1/4 teaspoon
  • almond extract : 2/3 teaspoon
  • coconut oil : 2 1/2 teaspoon
  • sour cream : 1/3 cup
  • cinnamon : 2/3 teaspoon
  • ground cinnamon : 2/3 teaspoon
  • peanut butter : 1 1/4 tablespoon
  • vinegar : 1 1/4 tablespoon
  • sherry : 2 1/2 tablespoon
  • nutmeg : 2/3 teaspoon

Approximate nutrients
per serving
(% daily requirement):


  • fat_saturated 116%

    butter: 116%

  • vitamin_a_rae 44%

    butter: 44%

  • fat_mono_unsaturated 43%

    butter: 43%

  • cholesterol 32%

    butter: 32%

  • carbohydrate 30%

    flour: 30%

  • iron 27%

    flour: 27%

  • manganese 24%

    flour: 24%

  • energy_in_kcal 23%

    butter: 14%
    flour: 8%

  • sodium 17%

    butter: 17%

  • copper 11%

    flour: 11%

  • protein 11%

    flour: 11%

  • phosphorus 9%

    butter: 1%
    flour: 7%

  • vitamin_e 8%

    butter: 7%
    flour: 1%

  • fat_poly_unsaturated 8%

    butter: 6%
    flour: 1%