- 1 cup unsalted butter, softened
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 2 cups all-purpose flour
- Confectioners’ sugar, optional
- Preheat oven to 325°. Cream butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Gradually beat in flour. Press dough into an ungreased 9-in. square baking pan. Prick with a fork.
- Bake until light brown, 30-35 minutes. Cut into squares while warm. Cool completely on a wire rack. If desired, dust with confectioners’ sugar.