The perfect shortbread.
INGREDIENTS (for 2 servings):
- 1 cup butter
- 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and the sugar. Slowly add the flour and salt, mixing well. Roll out dough with a rolling pin until it is 1/4 inch thick. Cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters. Place on cookie sheet and prick with a fork.
Bake for 5 to 8 minutes, or until light brown at the edges.