Scotch Shortbread Recipe


Preparation Time30 MinCooking Time1 Hr 0 Min
Ready In1 Hr 30 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings8
Main Ingredient


 Butter1 Pound, softened
 Granulated sugar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 All purpose flour4 Cup (64 tbs)
 Vanilla2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 734 Calories from Fat 409

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 47 g71.7%

Saturated Fat 29.2 g146.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 121.9 mg

Sodium 7.6 mg0.3%

Total Carbohydrates 73 g24.3%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.8%

Sugars 25.3 g

Protein 7 g13.9%

Vitamin A 28.3% Vitamin C

Calcium 2.3% Iron 16.2%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Combine butter, sugar and about half the flour until mixed.
Add rest of flour and vanilla.
Work with hands until smooth.
Divide into 2 balls.
Press each ball in an 8 inch (20 cm) circle on ungreased baking sheet.
Flute edges.
Prick with fork here and there.
Dough may be flattened to cover jelly roll pan, 10 x 15 inches (25 x 38 cm) instead of 2 separate rounds.
Bake in 300°F (150°C) oven for about 45 to 55 minutes or until lightly browned.
Let stand for 5 to 10 minutes.
Cut into wedges or squares while still warm.