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4.2 from 10 votes

Best Shortbread Cookie Recipe

This may be the best shortbread cookie recipe ever. 
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Chilling time30 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Snack
Cuisine: American
Keyword: buttery cookies, easy cookie recipe, quick cookie recipe
Servings: 16 cookies
Calories: 275kcal
Author: Eden

Ingredients

  • 3 sticks unsalted butter, at room temperature
  • 1 1/4 cups powdered sugar
  • 2 tsp pure vanilla extract
  • 3 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/4 tsp salt

Instructions

  • Beat butter in a mixer until smooth. Add in sugar, vanilla and salt and continue to beat. With the mixer on low, add in the flour and mix until incorporated.
  • Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for about 30 minutes (or longer if you need!)
  • Roll the dough out and use a biscuit cutter to make circles.
  • Bake in a preheated oven, 350 degrees for 15 to 20 minutes.
  • Let them cool at room temperature.

Nutrition

Serving: 0g | Calories: 275kcal | Carbohydrates: 27g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 10g | Cholesterol: 45mg | Sodium: 39mg | Potassium: 30mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 9g | Vitamin A: 530IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1.1mg