Butterscotch Shortbread

Mmm! Buttery rich homemade cookies and all you need to make them is six simple ingredients.

  • Prep Time 20 min
  • Total Time 45 min
  • Servings 24

Ingredients

1/4
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/4
cup shortening
1/4
cup packed brown sugar
2
tablespoons granulated sugar
1
cup plus 2 tablespoons Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/4
teaspoon salt

  • 1 Heat oven to 300°F. In large bowl, beat butter, shortening and sugars with electric mixer on medium speed until creamy, or mix with spoon. Stir in flour and salt. (Dough will be dry and crumbly; use hands to mix completely.)
  • 2 Roll dough into 9x6-inch rectangle on lightly floured surface. Cut into 1 1/2-inch squares. Place about 1 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  • 3 Bake cookies about 25 minutes or until set. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack.

Expert Tips

Watch the clock when baking these cookies. They brown very little and their shape will not change.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
(
Calories from Fat
35),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
4%
(Saturated Fat
2g,
2%
),
Cholesterol
5mg
5%;
Sodium
65mg
65%;
Total Carbohydrate
8g
8%
(Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
0%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
2%;
Exchanges:
1/2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 0 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 1 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
 
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.