~ Christmas Shortbread Cookies ~

Cassie *


A very easy, yet delicious cookie! My kids love helping me decorate them!



★★★★★ 5 votes

30 - 40
10 Min
10 Min


  • 1 c
    softened butter
  • 1/2 c
    each - confectioners sugar & corn starch
  • Pinch
  • 1/2 tsp
    quality vanilla extract or almond
  • 1 1/2 c

How to Make ~ Christmas Shortbread Cookies ~


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degree F.

    In a medium bowl, beat together butter and confectioners' sugar, next add the salt vanilla and cornstarch, just until combined. Lastly beat in flour, just until combined.

    Line a sheet pan with parchment paper. Roll one inch balls and place 1/2 inch apart on sheet pan.

    Lightly press cookies with tines of a fork and decorate with your favorite colored sugars or desired sprinkles.

    Bake for 12 minutes. Remove from pan to cooling racks and continue until all dough is baked.
  2. The recipe can easily be doubled for more melt in your mouth delights!

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About ~ Christmas Shortbread Cookies ~

Course/Dish: Cookies
Main Ingredient: Dairy
Regional Style: American
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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