Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies

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1 c Packed light brown sugar
1 tb Sugar
1/4 ts Salt
1 c Unsalted butter; room
2 c All-purpose flour
1 ts Ground cinnamon

Original recipe makes 12



Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Lightly butter 9" springform pan. Using electric mixer, beat 1 cup butter in larger bowl until light and fluffy. Add brown sugar and beat well. Using rubber spatula, mix in flour and salt (do not overmix). Press dough into prepared pan. Combine sugar and cinnamon in small bowl. Sprinkle cinnamon sugar over dough. Cut dough into 12 wedges, using ruler as guide and cutting through dough. Pierce each wedge several times with toothpick. Bake until shortbread is brown, firm at edges and slightly soft in center, about 1 hour. Cool shortbread completely in pan on rack. Remove pan sides. Recut cookie into wedges. NOTES : Can be prepared 2 days ahead. Store in airtight container at room temperature. Recipe by: Nola Restaurant, New Orleans (from "Bon Appetit," 9/97) Posted to MC-Recipe Digest V1 #758 by on Aug 23, 1997

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Fun and easy to make. My 3 year old loved to roll it out, and use cookie cutters to make the biscuits.
rickwarren 6y ago

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