Best Shortbread Cookies Recipe

The absolute best shortbread cookie recipe—it’s contest-winning!—requires just three ingredients: 2 cups salted butter, softened; 1 cup brown sugar, packed; 4 to 4-/12 cups flour; Step 1: Make a Simple Dough. To make this shortbread recipe, you can break out your hand or stand mixer to make quick work of the prep.

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Get the Recipe: Rosemary-Lemon Shortbread Cookies Caramel Chocolate Shortbreads Shortbread alone is a treat, but when it's topped with layers of caramel, chocolate and toasted coconut, it becomes

Author: By: Meghan Hynes Cole

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These cookies are good, but not quite what I was looking for. I was hoping for a recipe more like the Girl Scout cookies. They are my favorite! …

Ratings: 1K
Calories: 490 per serving
Category: Shortbread Cookies
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (180 degrees C).
2. Cream butter and sugar until fluffy. Stir in vanilla; add flour and mix well.
3. Put through cookie press and form cookies onto baking sheets. Bake for 10 - 12 minutes.

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Directions. Preheat oven to 325° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper. In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat together butter and …

Rating: 5/5(20)
Total Time: 1 hr 15 mins
1. Preheat oven to 325° and line a baking sheet with parchment paper.
2. In a large bowl using a hand mixer, beat together butter and powdered sugar then add vanilla.
3. Add flour and salt and beat until combined.
4. If dough is still crumbly, press together with your hands into a cohesive dough.

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Cream butter and sugar. Add flour, mix well. Roll out and cut into desired shapes, place on a parchment lined baking sheet. Bake at 350°F

Rating: 5/5(63)
Total Time: 20 mins
Category: Dessert
Calories: 116 per serving
1. Cream butter and sugar.
2. Add flour, mix well.
3. Roll out and cut into desired shapes, place on a parchment lined baking sheet.
4. Bake at 350°F for 10 to 12 minutes until pale golden.

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This is the BEST shortbread recipe I've ever tried – and I've tried many. The dough is smooth and easy to work with and not at all crumbly, which …

Rating: 5/5(445)
Category: Cookie Recipes
Servings: 12-14
1. Line 2 rimmed baking sheets with parchment. Wisk together flour and salt. In the bowl of a mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, beat butter until fluffy, 3 to 5 minutes. Add sugar, and continue to beat until pale and fluffy, occasionally scraping down the sides of bowl, about 2 minutes more. Beat in vanilla. Add flour mixture, and mix on low speed, scraping sides if necessary, until flour is just incorporated and dough sticks together when squeezed with fingers.
2. Turn out dough, forming into 2 disks; wrap each in plastic. Refrigerate until firm, at least 1 hour.
3. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Roll out 1 disk to a 1/4-inch thickness. Cut out shapes using desired cookie cutter, and transfer to prepared baking sheets. Reroll scraps. Repeat with remaining disk. Indent cookies with desired stamps. Refrigerate until firm, at least 30 minutes. Bake until firm and golden, 13 to 15 minutes. Let cool completely on a wire rack.

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Suzie’s Shortbread Cookies. 1 cup butter. 1/2 cup icing sugar. Beat 4 minutes. add 1 1/2 cups of flour. Beat 10 minutes. What you end up with is a sort of stiff whipped cream. Glob acorn-sized bits onto parchment paper lined cookie sheet and place in over for 25 minutes at 300 degrees. DON’T sprinkle that red or green colored sugar crap on

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The best things in life are simple and sweet, which is exactly why we love these shortbread cookie recipes so much. Brought stateside by Scottish immigrants, shortbread cookies (sometimes called biscuit, especially by our friends in the U.K.) are generally made from a combination of all-purpose flour, granulated or confectioner's sugar, and lots of butter.

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Directions. Preheat the oven to 300°. Butter a 9-inch square pan. Cream your butter and sugar together with a whisk or wooden spoon until pale, light and fluffy. Add the flour and semolina or cornstarch. Mix very lightly with a wooden spoon and then with your hands until you have a smooth dough. Transfer your dough to a floured surface and

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Three Main Ingredients. All shortbread cookie recipes everywhere call for the same three basic ingredients: Butter-use at room temperature and yes, I use salted butter for …

Cuisine: American
Total Time: 35 mins
Category: Cookies, Dessert, Desserts
Calories: 130 per serving
1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees. Line two lightly colored baking sheets with parchment paper and set aside.
2. In the bowl of a stand mixer, add in butter, sugar, vanilla, and flour. (Be sure to fluff your flour before measuring to get an accurate measurement.) Mix slowly until a crumbly dough forms. It will look like crumbs in the stand mixer, but when squeezed together in your hands will hold its shape.
3. Form dough into a ball and roll in between parchment paper to 1/3-1/2-inch thick. Cut into small 3-inch circles (or any shape desired**) and place onto prepared baking sheets.
4. Bake 12-15 minutes or until the bottoms of the cookies are barely golden brown. Cool 5 minutes on hot baking trays before transferring to cooling racks.

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Cream butter and sugar in mixer until blended well and slightly fluffy. Add vanilla and mix. Add the flours 1/2 cup at a …

Rating: 4.5/5(2)
Estimated Reading Time: 4 mins
Servings: 16
Total Time: 27 mins
1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
2. Cream butter and sugar in mixer until blended well and slightly fluffy.
3. Add vanilla and mix.
4. Add the flours 1/2 cup at a time, mixing lightly in between.

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Breton Shortbread Cookies with Raspberries On dine chez Nanou cornstarch, vanilla bean, raspberries, orange blossom water, flour and 10 more Butter Shortbread Cookies the recipes home

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Heat the oven and prepare the baking sheets: Preheat the oven to 325°F and line 3 baking sheets with parchment paper. Combine all the

Ratings: 10
Calories: 84 per serving
Category: Dessert, Baking, How To

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Bake 20 to 24 minutes or until set. Cool 10 minutes on cookie sheet on cooling rack. Using sharp knife, cut into 24 wedges. tip 2. Stir in 1/2 …

Rating: 3.5/5(15)
Category: Dessert
Servings: 24
Total Time: 40 mins
1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, stir butter and 4 tablespoons of the sugar until well mixed. Stir in flour. (If dough is crumbly, mix in 1 to 2 tablespoons more softened butter.)
2. Roll dough on lightly floured surface until 1/2 inch thick; sprinkle with remaining 1 tablespoon sugar. Cut into small shapes with knife or use cookie cutters. On ungreased cookie sheets, place shapes 1/2 inch apart.
3. Bake about 20 minutes or until set. Immediately remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks.

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Follow the recipe instructions to make the shortbread cookie dough and slice it into squares. Loosely wrap the sheet pan with plastic wrap and freeze for 1 hour, or until the cookie squares are solid. Place the frozen cookie squares in an airtight container or zip-top bag. Freeze for up to 3 months.

Reviews: 2
Category: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Scottish

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Caramels chocolate bar donut cookie. Halvah apple pie apple pie brownie donut cheesecake. Powder sugar plum liquorice. Jelly jelly beans candy. Brownie …

Rating: 5/5(2)
Category: Desserts or Baked Goods, Cookies
Servings: 16

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The best, old fashioned, classic, homemade, quick, easy shortbread cookies recipe, made with 3 simple ingredients: Butter, Sugar, …

Rating: 5/5(13)
Total Time: 25 mins
Category: Dessert
Calories: 118 per serving
1. In a large mixing bowl, cream together butter and sugar until light and fluffy.
2. Add flour and mix until just combined. The cookie dough will be very soft and crumbly. That's the way it's supposed to be!
3. Now, you have 2 options: 1) Spread mixture on a cookie tray, lined with parchment paper. Poke decorative holes with a fork and bake OR 2) Make cut out shapes like I did by kneading the dough a little and then rolling it between 2 sheets of wax paper. Then, use cookie cutters (like a small rectangle cutter) to cut out shapes. Use a spatula to gently pick them up and place them on a cookie tray, lined with parchment paper and bake.
4. Bake at 325 degrees for 12 to 15 minutes or until edges are firm and slightly golden brown.

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How to make perfect shortbread?

How to make the perfect shortbread. Step 1: Start with chopped quality unsalted butter. This can be softened or cold from the fridge. Either way you will get a great result. Step 2: Make sure you rub the butter into the flour well until the mixture is the consistency of fine breadcrumbs. See image below on how to do this by hand.

How long to bake shortbread cookies?

Preparation

  • Line two baking sheets with parchment. ...
  • Roll: On a lightly floured surface, roll the dough to about 1/4 inch thick. ...
  • Cut: Cut the dough into bars or squares with a sharp knife or, using cookie cutters, cut out shapes as close to one another as possible. ...
  • Bake: Position oven racks in the upper and lower thirds of the oven and heat the oven to 300°F. ...

What are the best tips for baking shortbread?

  • BUTTER. The one thing that you shouldn’t skimp on with shortbread cookies is the butter. ...
  • SUGAR. Caster sugar (or superfine sugar or baker’s sugar) is the sweetener of choice for me for these cookies.
  • FLOUR. You can make the most amazing butter shortbread cookies with just AP flour, mixed in with butter and sugar.

How to make melt in your mouth lemon shortbread cookies?

Instructions

  • Using a stand mixer with paddle attachment mix together softened butter with zest of 2 lemons making sure to scrape down sides halfway through mixing.
  • Mix granulated sugar with butter just until combined and then mix in lemon extract.
  • Sift together flour and salt. ...
  • Place dough on lightly floured surface and form into a disk. ...
  • Preheat oven to 350℉. ...

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