Kathy H
Edited on Jan 19, 2005

MAKES APPROXIMATELY 2 DOZEN If you like a rich, buttery shortbread, you will love this cookie.


1 cup unsalted butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2-1/2 cups sifted flour


Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Add flour and mix thoroughly with hands. Chill dough. To bake, preheat oven to 300° F. Roll out dough 1/3 to 1/2-inch thick. Cut into fancy shapes with small cookie cutters. Place on ungreased cookie sheet. Bake for 15-20 minutes. The tops do not brown and the size does not change. Store in airtight container. The buttery flavor intensifies after about 2 days.

Not a NESTLÉ®-tested recipe.

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