Melt In Your Mouth Shortbread

2 1/2 Ccups All-purpose flour
6  Tbsp. Sugar
1  Cup Unsalted butter, cold and cut into 10-12 pieces
1/4  tsp. Salt

Preheat oven to 325°F

In the bowl of a food processor, combine flour, sugar and salt. Pulse to combine. Add butter to flour mixture and pulse until mixture looks like very coarse sand.
Press evenly into 13×9-inch baking sheet.

Bake for 25-32 minutes, until the corners turn golden.

Let cool for 5 minutes, then gently score with a knife (a pizza cutter works wonderfully), cutting the shortbread into 30 pieces.

Allow to cool completely in the pan.

Store in an airtight container.

Makes 30 pieces

Variations:

Add zest of one lemon or one orange (or both) for a bright, summery variation. Add 1 tsp cinnamon, ginger or cardamom for spicier versions.

If you have vanilla sugar, this would be an excellent recipe to use it in.

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About Delicious Goodies

Love life, the outdoors, photography, reading, cooking, baking, spending time with family. Just a girl next door in what I call paradise - Southern California. By no means a professional cook, I do enjoy cooking, trying new recipes and sharing with others. I hope you enjoy what you find here! I have one Vegan in the family, so we are always making two meals, rather fun, and it allows us to try new ideas. When I was in Middle School I use to help my Grandmother make cookie canisters - every year at Christmas we would make an assortment of cookies, breads, candy and put them in a wrapped canister and give them as gifts. I still enjoy this idea, although haven't done it that much - at least not an assortment of goodies. I think this year will be the year I go back to that idea and see how everyone likes it. Have a wonderful week, and spread kindness everywhere you go!
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