Uncle Jim's Scotch Shortbread
2 cups flour
3/4 cup butter ( no Substitutes )
1/4 cup plus 2 Tbsp sugar
1/2 tsp. salt
Cream butter and sugar well. Work in flour and salt. Knead well. Divide into two rounds, flatten each, and cut into diamond shapes or use small cookie cutter. ( Chill dough before cutting ) Put on ungreased cookie sheet, 1 inch apart. Bake 30 to 45 minutes at 250 degrees. After 30 minutes, check to see if done. Check frequently. Do not let tops brown.
This has long been my families favorite Christmas cookie treat!
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