1996 2nd Place Winner Shortbread Cookies

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Title: 1996 2nd Place Winner Shortbread Cookies
Yield: 48 Cookies
Categories: Cookies, Holiday


4 c All-purpose flour
1 c Light brown sugar, packed
1 lb Unsalted butter; softened

The 2nd place winner in the Chicago Tribune's 1996 Annual Holiday Cookie
Contest, a simple brown-sugar shortbread from Sandra Petrille of
Naperville, Illinois.

1. Heat oven to 325'F. Beat all ingredients in large bowl of electric mixer
on medium-high speed until smooth, about 4 minutes.

2. Divide dough into 4 pieces. Roll out 1 piece of dough at a time on
lightly floured surface to 1/16- to 1/8-inch thickness. Cut out dough with
cookie cutters.

3. Bake cookies on ungreased baking sheet until pale brown and slightly
firm to the touch, 8 to 10 minutes. Remove to cooling rack. Decorate as

Source: Chicago Tribune, December 4, 1996
Posted to MM-Recipes Digest V3 #339

From: Linda Place

Date: Wed, 11 Dec 1996 04:11:46 +0000