Kay's Shortbread

Ingredients

  • 2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon baking powder
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 tablespoons white sugar

Instructions

1_ Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).

2_ In a medium bowl, stir together the flour, baking powder, salt and confectioners' sugar. Stir in the butter and vanilla, and mix until a stiff dough forms. Pat dough into 9-inch round cake pan, and prick well with a fork. Sprinkle remaining sugar over dough.

3_ Bake for 30 to 35 minutes in the preheated oven, or until golden. Cut into wedges while warm. Cool on wire rack; separate cookies.

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