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Basic Shortbread Dough

Yankee Plus Dec 2015


Basic Shortbread Dough
2 votes, 5.00 avg. rating (92% score)
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Dough for Caramel "Turtle" Tart or Chocolate-Hazelnut Tartlets (double if making both recipes)

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  • 1/2 cup butter
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 cup flour


Blend butter and brown sugar. Add flour and mix briefly, until dough can hold ball shape. Set aside and chill.
Updated Monday, April 21st, 2003

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2 Responses to Basic Shortbread Dough

  1. Anonymous October 21, 2003 at 6:54 pm #


  2. Genevieve Kennedy December 1, 2003 at 12:34 pm #

    I enjoyed making and tasting the recipe; however, my family enjoys their grandma’s old-time recipe even more.

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