Aunt Velma's Shortbread
all purpose - sifted
Preheat oven to 350F. Place butter in bowl, should be at room temperature.
Add icing sugar. work together with hands. Add flour. Keep working with hands till well mixed. Put the dough on a board and pat to 1/2" thickness.
Cut in rectangles or fancy designs. Bake 20 - 25 minutes at 350F till light brown on edges. Anne's note, it is easier to make this recipe in the food processor.
Source: my Aunt Velma via my grandmother in Nova Scotia's recipe box