International Recipes - Mary Mastroianni’s Scottish Shortbread
Mary Mastroianni's Scottish Shortbread


Ingredients
                                            
1 pound butter
1/2 teaspoon salt
1 cup sugar
1 teaspoon vanilla
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
4 cups flour


Method

Place first five ingredients in a bowl and add flour, 1 cup at a time, beating continuously with a mixer. Let stand at room temperature for 30 minutes. Roll in balls, teaspoon-size, and press with a cookie stamp or floured glass. Bake at 300 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes. Do not overbake. Cookies should be lightly browned around the edges. Makes 4 dozen.

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From www.post-gazette.com/food/20001207cookies5a.asp
Tested by Karen Novak
December 7, 2000