Shortbread Cookies

4 reviews

Buttery, delicious & 100% homemade!


15 minutes

Prep time

12 minutes

Cook time

30 minutes

Resting time

356 cal.

Per serving


Oven, Sheet Tray, Parchment paper, Rolling pin, Knife


Flour (all-purpose)
Butter (salted)
Powdered sugar

Step 1

Separate the egg whites from the yolks, keeping only the yolks. Bring the butter to room temperature. In a mixing bowl, combine the flour, powdered sugar, softened butter, egg yolks & a pinch of salt.

Step 2

Mix with your hands until it comes together into a ball of dough.

Step 3

Cover the bowl of dough with plastic wrap. Refrigerate for 30 min.

Step 4

Preheat the oven to 350°F. Transfer the chilled dough to a sheet of parchment paper. Cover with another sheet. Use a rolling pin to roll out the dough into a circle about 1/8" thick.

Step 5

Remove the top sheet of parchment paper. Set it aside for use later. Use a cookie cutter or drinking glass to cut out discs of dough.

Step 6

Remove the dough from around the discs. Form the dough scraps into a ball. Set the ball aside.

Step 7

Transfer the parchment paper of cookies to a baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 min at 350°F.

Step 8

Roll out the remaining ball of dough onto the reserved parchment paper. Cut out more cookies. Transfer the parchment paper of cookies to a baking sheet. Bake for 10-12 min at 350°F.

Step 9

Let the cookies cool slightly. Serve & enjoy!

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Nutrition facts

Average estimated amount for one serving

Energy356 cal.
Fat19 g
Carbohydrates39 g
Protein6 g
Fiber1 g

Values are based on an average estimate for one serving. All nutrition information presented on Jow is intended for informational purposes only. If you have any concerns or questions about your health, please consult with a health-care professional.

On average, one serving of the recipe "Shortbread Cookies" contains 356 Energy, 19 g of Fat, 39 g of Carbohydrates, 6 g of Protein, 1 g of Fiber.

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Shortbread Cookies