Scottish Shortbreads

Buttery shortbread cookies are a holiday favorite that are perfect for festive cookie cutters or cookie molds.

by Dani Yokhna
Make your own Scottish Shortbreads with Hobby Farms


  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/4 tsp. baking powder
  • 1/4 tsp. salt
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar

Preheat oven to 350 degrees F.

Sift together flour, baking powder and salt. In a separate bowl, beat butter with electric mixer. Add sugar gradually, followed by flour, beating well after each addition. To use cookie cutters, roll out dough on lightly floured surface, to about 1/3-inch thick. Cut out and place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 20 to 25 minutes, until lightly golden.

Makes about 24 rolled cookies.

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