Recipe courtesy of Hamilton

Ashley's Scottish Shortbread

  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 30 min
  • Yield: 4 to 6 servings
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2 cups butter, softened

1 2/3 cups sugar

4 cups all-purpose flour

1 1/3 cups cornstarch

Sugar, for sprinkling


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
  2. Cream the butter and sugar until fluffy. In a separate bowl, mix the flour and cornstarch. Slowly add the flour mixture to the butter and sugar, and mix until blended. Roll out the dough to 1-inch thickness. Bake for 30 minutes or until lightly brown. Remove the oven and sprinkle with sugar on top while still warm. Cut into lengths, approximately 1 by 3-inches. Can be stored in an airtight container for up to 1 week.
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