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cookies, desserts

Scotch Shortbreads

Source: Woman's Day Kitchen
Mom's Black Book
URL: http://recipes.nalbone.us

Servings: 12

Preparation Time: 20 minutes
Start to Finish Time: 1 hour 5 minutes

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 cups sifted flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup confectioner's sugar
  • 1 cup butter
  • blanched almonds
  • candied cherries
  • angelica or citron

Directions

  1. Sift dry ingredients into bowl. Break butter in small pieces, and work into dry ingredients with hands until mixture is smooth and blended. Halve dough, and roll each half to form a 6-inch round, 1/2 inch thick. Put on brown paper or cookie sheet. With tines of fork, outline 6 wedges in each round. Prick wedges with fork. Decorate with almonds, bits of cherry, and angelica or citron. Bake in slow oven, 275F, for about 45 minutes. Remove to wire racks, and cool. Break apart.

Yield: 1 dozen

Copyright: Woman's Day Kitchen

Per Serving (excluding unknown items): 242 Calories; 16g Fat (57.5% calories from fat); 3g Protein; 23g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 41mg Cholesterol; 201mg Sodium. Exchanges: 1 Grain(Starch); 3 Fat; 1/2 Other Carbohydrates.

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