Simple Shortbread Cookies

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  • Time icon
    Total Time
    1hr 2mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    25
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    141
based on 1 ratings

Try our traditional shortbread cookie recipe. These sweet and crumbly treats are delicious with fruit compotes. Flavorings such as vanilla, lemon zest or spices can easily be added as desired.

recipe updated Sep 10, 2018

Ingredients

  • Unsalted butter icon
    Unsalted butter
    250g
  • Granulated sugar icon
    Granulated sugar
    100g
  • All purpose flour icon
    All purpose flour
    250g
  • Cornstarch icon
    Cornstarch
    125g
  • Powdered sugar icon
    Powdered sugar
    as needed

Tools

  • kCook icon Stand mixer
  • kCook icon Parchment paper
  • kCook icon Cooling rack
  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Stand mixer bowl
  • kCook icon Baking sheet - 18 x 13"
  • kCook icon Medium bowl

Step preview

  1. Line a baking sheet with parchment paper
  2. Get a clean stand mixer bowl
  3. Add unsalted butter
  4. Add granulated sugar
  5. Cream together until light and fluffy
  6. Get a clean medium bowl
  7. Add all purpose flour
  8. Add cornstarch
  9. Sift dry ingredients into dough bit by bit
  10. Knead gently until mixture comes together
  11. Wrap with plastic wrap
  12. Chill in fridge for 30min
  13. Pre-heat
  14. Roll out on lightly-floured surface
  15. Cut
  16. Place dough on baking sheet
  17. Bake for 12min until golden brown
  18. Let cool for approx 5min
  19. Transfer onto cooling rack
  20. Dust with powdered sugar
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