Shortbread Recipe

  • Yield : 50
  • Servings : 10
  • Prep Time : 10m
  • Cook Time : 15m
  • Ready In : 30m

Shortbread recipe

Here is the most simple shortbread recipe.You will get the basic dough for shortbread cookies, and you can add any flavour you like.You can make bourbon  vanilla or chocolate cookies, biscuits that melt in the  mought, cinamon or anise cookies for Christmas  and a lot of others shortbread cookies.Use your imagination 🙂

For more ideas, check this Christmas cookies list:


  • 250 g butter
  • 250 g sugar
  • 375 g flour
  • 1 yolk
  • baking powder


Step 01

In a large bowl cream together the butter and sugar. Add flour, the baking powder and the yolk and mix well, until is doughy. Wrap the dough  in clingfilm and refrigerate for 30 to 45  minutes.

Step 04

Sprinkle board with the flour roll out the dough to 5–6mm thick and cut into  any shapes you like. For Halloween use bats & ghosts shapes. For Christmas you can make little stars, boots, Christmas trees, just use your imagination.

Bake for 15 min, than sprinkle with sugar. You can use melted chocolate for decorations; for Christmas you can use natural colorants with white melted chocolate.

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