Scotch Shortbread Recipe

Scotch Shortbread Recipe

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How To Make Scotch Shortbread

Make a fresh batch of everyone’s favorite dessert! With these cookie recipes, you can bake all kinds of different sweet treats. Make a classic snack with chocolate chip cookies. Or, switch it up by adding nuts, raisins, and other ingredients to keep things interesting.

Preparation: 10 minutes
Cooking: 30 minutes
Total: 40 minutes



  • 1 cup (225g) unsalted butter
  • 1/2 cup (100g) granulated sugar
  • 2 cups (240g) all-purpose flour
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Preheat oven to 350°F (175°C).

  2. In a large mixing bowl, cream together the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

  3. Gradually add the flour and salt, mixing until the dough comes together.

  4. Press the dough into a greased 9-inch (23cm) round baking pan, smoothing the surface with your fingers or a spatula.

  5. Use a fork to prick the dough all over.

  6. Bake for 30 minutes or until the edges are golden brown.

  7. Remove from the oven and let cool in the pan for 10 minutes.

  8. Cut into wedges or squares while still warm.

  9. Transfer to a wire rack to cool completely before serving.


  • Calories : 410kcal
  • Total Fat : 28g
  • Saturated Fat : 18g
  • Cholesterol : 76mg
  • Sodium : 2mg
  • Total Carbohydrates : 39g
  • Dietary Fiber : 1g
  • Sugar : 15g
  • Protein : 3g
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