How to Make Scotch Shortbread Cookies

by Jennifer Restivo


  • 2 Sticks butter
  • ½ Cup sugar
  • 2 ½ Cups flour
  • Instructions

    Step 1

    Here's the recipe from Mom's cookbook

    Step 2

    Get your cookie cutters. Preheat oven

    Step 3

    Cream butter & sugar till fluffy looking

    Step 4

    Add flour. Mix

    Step 5

    When it looks like this its ready to roll out

    Step 6

    Roll out using rolling pin and some flour to keep from sticking.

    Step 7

    Cut out shapes & put on cookie sheet. Leave room between cookies

    Step 8

    Put cookies in oven. Bake 30-40 minutes (40 in my oven). When firm they're done. Put on rack.

    Step 9

    Done cookies. Let cool on rack.

    Step 10

    Make frosting. Cut off about 2Tbsps butter about 2c powdered sugar 1tsp vanilla and a pinch of salt. Add milk while blending to make a stiff mix then add a few more drops of milk.

    Step 11

    Put in ziplock baggies cut corner

    Step 12

    Put rack over cookie sheet so you don't make a meas

    Step 13

    Drizzle frosting. Let cool about 3 hours so frosting gets hard.