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Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies

User Rating 5 Star Rating (1 Review)


Innkeeper Cindy Schmucker
Bedford Inn
Cape May, New Jersey

Prep Time: 20 minutes

Cook Time: 25 minutes

Total Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 cup butter (no substitutes), softened
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour


In a mixing bowl, cream butter and sugar. Gradually stir in flour. Turn onto a lightly floured surface and knead until smooth, about 3 minutes.

Pat into a 1/3-inch-thick rectangle measuring 11 inches by 8 inches. Cut into 2 inch by 1 inch strips.

Place 1 inch apart on ungreased baking sheets. Prick with a fork. Bake at 300 degrees for 25 minutes, or until bottom begins to brown. Cool for 5 minutes; remove to a wire rack to cool completely.

Yields about 40 rectangles.

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 5 out of 5
best shortbread ever!, Member terbear13

excellent!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! yummy!

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