Buttery Shortbread Cookies

Buttery Shortbread Cookies
If you are searching for easy holiday cookie recipe, look no further! The Sweetest Thing has got you covered with a buttery shortbread recipe that will wow your family and friends!

Simple to make - using only four ingredients - these soft-whipped buttery shortbread cookies will  literally melt in your mouth and have everyone reaching for more!



2 cups All Purpose Flour

¾ teaspoon Salt

1 cup Butter, room temperature

½ cup Icing Sugar



  1. Add all ingredients to the bowl of a stand mixer. Using the paddle attachment, mix on low speed until the dough comes together.
  2. Turn dough out onto a floured countertop. Roll out to ¼” thickness and cut into festive holiday shapes! Sprinkle with coloured sugar before baking if desired.
  3. Transfer cut-outs to a parchment lined baking sheet and bake at 325 degrees until lightly golden, about 12-15 minutes. Cool and enjoy!



Buttery Shortbread Cookies

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