Easy Shortbread Cookies Recipe

Easy Shortbread Cookies Recipe

  • Makes: 8 Servings
  • Ready In: 35 mins
  • Prep Time: 10-15 mins
  • Cook Time: 25-30 mins

A family favorite, especially during the holidays.

    Nutritional Information (per serving)

  • Calories: 95
  • Fat: 5g
  • Sodium: mg
  • Carbohydrates: 9g
  • Sugar: 2g


  1. 1 ¼ cups all-purpose flour
    3 tablespoons sugar
    ½ cup butter


    1. In a mixing bowl combine flour and sugar.
    2. Cut in butter till mixture resembles fine crumbs and starts to cling. Form the mixture into a ball and knead till smooth.
    3. To make wedges, on an ungreased cookie sheet pat or roll the dough into an 8-inch circle.
    4. Using your fingers, press to make a scalloped edge.
    5. With a knife, cut circle into 16 pie-shape wedges.
    6. Leave wedges in circle shape.
    7. Bake in a 325 degree oven for 25 to 30 minutes or until bottom just starts to brown and center is set.
    8. Cut circle into wedges again while warm.
    9. Cool on the cookie sheet for 5 minutes.
    10. Remove from sheet; cool on a wire rack.

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