Easy Classic Shortbread Cookies Recipe

Easy Classic Shortbread Cookies Recipe

How To Make Easy Classic Shortbread Cookies

Whip up a batch of soft and chunky cookies for snacking with this easy shortbread cookies recipe! Enjoy bites of buttery cookies in less than 30 minutes.

Preparation: 20 minutes
Cooking: 8 minutes
Total: 28 minutes



  • 1cupbutter
  • ½cuppowdered sugar
  • ½tspvanilla
  • ½cupcornstarch
  • tspsalt
  • cupsflour


  1. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F

  2. Cream the butter for about 3 minutes until light and fluffy. Add the powdered sugar and vanilla, then mix until combined.

  3. Mix in the cornstarch and salt. Add flour a little bit at a time. Beat until just combined.

  4. Place the dough into a cookie press and press onto an ungreased pan. Add sprinkles or colored sugar, if desired.

  5. Bake for 9 to 11 minutes or just until done. Immediately transfer to a wire rack to cool.

  6. Serve with tea or coffee, and enjoy!


  • Calories: 116.39kcal
  • Fat: 7.75g
  • Saturated Fat: 4.87g
  • Trans Fat: 0.31g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 2.00g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 0.32g
  • Carbohydrates: 10.91g
  • Fiber: 0.23g
  • Sugar: 2.48g
  • Protein: 0.89g
  • Cholesterol: 20.34mg
  • Sodium: 13.61mg
  • Calcium: 3.54mg
  • Potassium: 10.89mg
  • Iron: 0.11mg
  • Vitamin A: 64.70µg
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