When I was 11 and 12 years old, my mother wasn’t well and I took over the role of making the family Christmas shortbread recipe for our very large family.
To this day, I still make this shortbread every year in honour of my mother, who passed away when I was 15.
from Anne Pilgrim, Langley Hospice Society board member
Makes approx. 4½ dozen
• 1lb. butter
• 3 cups flour
• 1 cup icing sugar
• 1 cup cornstarch
Mix well with hands and separate into balls.
Roll under wax paper, about ½” thick.
Bake at 300 F for 20 minutes.