Patty's Recipe

300 degrees for 45 - 50 minutes

1/2 cup butter
Pinch salt
Pinch baking soda
1/4 cup fruit sugar, (Same as Berry sugar or very fine granulated sugar)
1 cup flour
Sugar to dredge

Mix together Flour, salt and baking soda.

Cream butter and fruit sugar.  Add flour mixture and mix well.

Pat firmly into round cake pan.  Use tines of fork to make a decorate
edge around the outside of the dough. Now use fork to poke holes all
over surface.  (This stops the shortbread from rising up during
baking..  Bake in low oven until just starting to colour.  Should not

Remove from oven and sprinkle with fine sugar. Let sit 5 minutes and
then  Cut into wedges while still warm.  Do not remove shortbread
wedges from pan until cool.


This recipe can be doubled and baked in a rectangle pan, and cut into
fingers rather than wedges.