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Fast and Easy Shortbread

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“This recipe came from my grandad's girlfriend Kay. I've had this recipe for many years now, and I make it every year. Kay's original recipe was to roll cherries in the dough then frost after baking. To much work for me, I wanted simple and fast. So here it is no setting time or sifting. Usually I press with a cookie press but I have decorated them with slices of red and green cherries to look like holly. If I make them for home I use 1/8 cup but if I put them on a cookie tray for a party I make them smaller 1 tablespoon.”
READY IN:
53mins
SERVES:
36
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Take sugars, flour and a pinch of salt and mix with hands, to break up brown sugar.
  2. Add softened butter, and mix with hands until fully mixed.
  3. Roll into 1/8 cup balls and flatted with a cookie press or bottom of a floured glass.
  4. Bake at 325 F for 16 minutes.

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