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DESSERT RECIPE: Shortbread Cookies

1-lb butter (don't substitute)
1-cup minus 2-tbsp sifted icing sugar
4-cups sifted all-purpose flour

Blend butter and sugar together thoroughly
Stir in flour and mix well together with hands
Heat oven to 300*
Roll out dough to 1/3 to 1/2" thick
Cut into desired shapes
Decorate with pieces of cherry or coloured sugar
Bake 20 minutes on an insulated baking sheet
Top of cookies should not brown

Makes about 4-dozen medium sized cookies