Meltin’ Tender Shortbreads

Meltin’ Tender Shortbreads.  (Winnie Garron)

1 cup soft butter or margarine
2 cups sifted flour
1/2 cup sugar

Cream butter and sugar gradually., working until light. Add 1&3/4 cup flour
(reserving the other 1/4 for the bake board). Knead dough until it begins to crack (no more flour is required). Gently roll dough with a floured rolling pin or pat out to 1/3 to 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into desired shapes. Reroll all leftover, all at one time. Bake on I ungreased baking sheet in 350 degree oven 30-35 minutes. Decorate cookies as desired.

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