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1/2 cup Land O Lakes® Butter, softened

1/4 cup sugar

1 cup all-purpose flour

2 tablespoons cornstarch

1/4 teaspoon salt

2 tablespoons sugar

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter and 1/4 cup sugar in large bowl. Beat at medium speed until creamy. Add flour, cornstarch and salt. Reduce speed to low. Beat until well mixed.

  3. STEP 3

    Press dough onto bottom of ungreased 9-inch tart pan or 8--inch square baking pan; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon sugar. Bake 18-20 minutes or until light golden. Immediately sprinkle with remaining sugar. Cool 5 minutes. Cut into bars. Cool completely before removing from pan.

Lemon Shortbread

Add 1 teaspoon freshly grated lemon zest to dough. Bake as directed.

Pecan Shortbread

Add 1/2 cup finely chopped toasted pecans to dough. Bake as directed.

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