Shortbread Cookies - Scottish#EattheWorld

A quick delicious Scottish Shortbread cookies. Shortbread is one of the most famous Scottish biscuits and eaten around Christmas time and is an essential part of a traditional Scottish New Year.
170 g Butter
85 Grams Caster Sugar
½ Teaspoon Vanilla Essence
250 Grams All Purpose Flour
½ Tablespoon Milk Powder
A Pinch Baking powder

Take a bowl add butter, caster sugar, cream it well. Add vanilla essence, all purpose flour, milk powder, baking powder, mix it lightly bring the flour together like a soft dough. 
Cling wrap the dough and lightly make it into a smooth round ball. Refrigerate the dough for at least 20 minutes. 
Using the rolling pin roll the dough like a slightly thin sheet and cut them with a fluted cookie cutter 
or a round one and transfer into baking tray and baking them into 180°C for 12 - 15 minutes. 
Let them cool dust them with icing sugar ( this is optional).

Labels: Scotland, International Cuisine, Biscuits & Cookies ,United Kingdom, Eat the World, Shortbread, Eggless 
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  1. Love these classic cookies! Thanks for the recipe. :)

  2. Shortbread are one of my favorite cookies. These look wonderful Sneha.

  3. Love these classic shortbread cookies. They are my favorite and your cookies are perfect with a cup of chai!