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Scottish Shortbread


  • 1/2 cup butter, softened
  • Generous 1/2 cup sugar
  • Scant 1 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 cup margarine, softened
  • 1 2/3 cups all-purpose flour


  1. Blend well with hands. Press into a 13 x 9-inch glass baking dish. With fork, poke holes everywhere. Every inch must be perforated several times with holes that go to the bottom of the pan.
  2. Bake at 325 degrees F for 25 to 35 minutes, until golden brown.
  3. Let cool for 5 to 10 minutes before slicing into bars.

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