These don't sound like anything special, you say? You won't, after you've tasted them. They are my "special occasion" go-to.
1½ cups flour
3 tb icing sugar
¾ c butter
Mix as for shortbread, put into 9x12 pan and bake 15 minutes at 350F.
4 tb butter
1 c brown sugar
1 c slivered almonds
1 tsp vanilla
½ c cream
Put in double boiler or heavy saucepan and bring to a boil; boil for 3 minutes.
Remove and pour on baked bottom.
Bake another 20 minutes.
This recipe came by way of my sister Karen.