Scotch Shortbread Recipe


Difficulty LevelEasyServings2


 Butter3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs), softened
 Sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 All purpose flour2 Cup (32 tbs)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 1157 Calories from Fat 612

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 70 g107.2%

Saturated Fat 43.5 g217.7%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 181.4 mg

Sodium 11.8 mg0.5%

Total Carbohydrates 120 g40.1%

Dietary Fiber 3.4 g13.5%

Sugars 25.4 g

Protein 14 g27.3%

Vitamin A 42.2% Vitamin C

Calcium 3.9% Iron 32.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Heat oven to 350°.
Cream butter and sugar.
Work in flour.
If dough is crumbly, mix in 1 to 2 tablespoons soft butter.
Roll dough 1/2 to 1/3 inch thick on lightly floured cloth-covered board.
Cut into small shapes (leaves, ovals, squares, triangles).
Place 1/2 inch apart on ungreased baking sheet.
Bake about 20 minutes or until set.
Immediately remove from baking sheet.