Thomas Welsh Shortbread Cookies

John Wesley Inn

30 Gurney Street , Cape May, NJ 08204 USA


  • 1/2 lb butter
  • 2/3 cup sugar
  • 2 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/8 cup cornstarch


  1. Cream the butter and sugar. Add the flour, cornstarch and blend until smooth. Knead the dough for 10 minutes.
  2. Roll out the dough into a rectangular shape, about 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick. Cut into desired shape...small triangles or rectangles. Score all cookies with a fork.
  3. Bake at 350 degrees for 12 minutes, then 300 degrees for 12 minutes or until they are very slightly golden. Watch that they don't get too brown.
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Thomas Welsh Shortbread Cookies