Irish Shortbread Cookies

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“This is the most amazing shortbread ever. Flaky and rich, and very very simple; I've never had a shortbread that compares to it. Note: I use salted butter. If you use unsalted, you may want to add a pinch of salt.”
READY IN:
2hrs 10mins
SERVES:
10
YIELD:
20 cookies
UNITS:
US

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter and sugar together until light and fluffy.
  2. Sift in cornstarch and flour; mix well.
  3. Press into a 10 3/4 by 7 inch pan.
  4. Prick all over with a fork.
  5. Bake in preheated 275 F oven for 30 minutes, then reduce heat to 250 F and bake 1 to 1 1/2 hours longer.
  6. Remove from pan and sprinkle with powdered sugar. Cut into 20 finger shaped cookies.

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