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English Toffee Shortbread



  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup unsalted butter
  • 2 ounces (1/2 cup) almonds
  • 2 ounces (1/2 cup) English toffee
  • Sugar for cookie tops


  1. Mix the flour, cornstarch, salt, and brown sugar in a food processor.
  2. Add the butter and mix until it resembles a fine meal.
  3. Add the almonds and toffee and process until finely ground.
  4. Roll out between 2 sheets of wax paper to 1/4-inch thick, and cut into decorative shapes with cookie cutter or pastry roller.
  5. Pour sugar onto a plate' press cookies in the sugar on one side only.
  6. Bake cookies sugar-side up on baking sheet at 350 degrees F for 18-20 minutes or until slightly browned.

Yields 4 dozen cookies


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