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stack of Easy Shortbread Cookies

Easy Shortbread Cookies

Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 25 minutes
Servings: 30 cookies
Calories: 216kcal
Author: Holly
With only 3 ingredients and less than 30 minutes, this really is the best shortbread recipe!



  • Preheat oven to 325°F
  • Combine ingredients in a large bowl. Incorporate butter with a pastry blender until dough can be squeezed together.
  • Roll dough out till desired thickness and cut.
  • Bake on an unlined cookie sheet for 15-20 minutes.


If using unsalted butter, add a pinch of salt into the flour and sugar mixture before incorporating butter.


Calories: 216kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 12g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Cholesterol: 33mg | Sodium: 109mg | Potassium: 21mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 12g | Vitamin A: 378IU | Calcium: 6mg | Iron: 1mg