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       Title: Beard’s Shortbread
  Categories: Cookies
       Yield: 32 servings
       3 c  Sifted flour
     1/2 c  Sugar
       1 c  Butter; room temp
       1    Egg yolk
   Recipe by: Los Angeles Times - Prodigy
     In bowl mix flour, sugar and butter together, either by hand or in
   electric mixer. Add egg yolk and knead in well. Divide mixture into 4 parts
   and roll each into square or circle about 1/2-inch thick. Mark pattern in
   crust by lightly tapping with tip of fork. Cut each circle into 8 triangles
   or each square into 8 smaller squares.
      Place pieces on lightly buttered and floured baking sheet. Bake at 350
   degrees 15 minutes, then reduce heat to 300 degrees and bake 30 minutes
   more, until shortbread is delicate light brown. Makes 32 shortbreads.
   Recipe from James Beard Copyright Los Angeles Times