Mrs. Claus' Cookbook - Brown Sugar Shortbread

Brown Sugar Shortbread

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From the kitchen of Karen Stewart

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Recipe Details

Bake Time:
20 minutes
Tags: Good for parties/potlucks, Kid friendly


2 cups butter
1 cup brown sugar
1/4 teaspoon salt
4 cups flour


  1. Bring butter to room temperature.

  2. Preheat oven to 300 degrees.

  3. Cream the butter until it is the consistency of whipped cream

  4. Beat in sugar. Add salt. Add flour in 4 portions (one cup at a time) mixing well after each addition.

  5. Turn out onto a floured board and pat or roll to 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick.

  6. Cut into shape desired with cookie cutter.

  7. Place on an ungreased cookies sheet and bake for about 20 minutes or until lightly browned.

  8. Keep your on eye on them, shortbread burns really fast.


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kbourgerie says:

These are melt in your mouth wonderful. Great with tea or coffee.

11/16/2017 4:24:31 AM

mscanracer says:

easy and delicious! I topped some of mine w/chocolate chips and others w/toasted pecans.

12/16/2012 2:52:03 PM

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