SHORTBREAD, like Lorna Doone

SHORTBREAD, like Lorna Doone

By Gloria Pitzer, as seen in… That’s the Flavor! (Secret RecipesTM, Marysville, MI; May 1998, p. 15).


1 cup butter

½ cup powdered sugar

2 cups flour

¼ tsp baking powder


Cream butter and powdered sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually blend in half the flour, the baking powder, and then the rest of the flour. Gather [dough] in a ball and wrap in plastic food bag. Refrigerate the dough one hour or until you can handle it enough to pat it out evenly, over the bottom of a pam-sprayed jellyroll pan, as evenly in thickness as possible.

Bake at 300°F about 20 minutes or until set but not brown. Cut while warm, with a pizza wheel, into 2×2-inch squares. Remove when cool, using a spatula to transfer cookies to waxed paper. Store in a covered container at room temperature to use in a few weeks. Makes 2½ dozen cookies.


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Hi! I'm Laura Emerich and Gloria Pitzer, the ORIGINAL Secret Recipe Detective, is my mom. This website is lovingly dedicated to her memory and legacy.

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