Shortbread Cookies


Granulated Sugar Kosher Salt Unsalted Butter Vanilla Extract All-Purpose Flour

Shortbread Cookies


27 Cookies


1 hr 45 min

Step 1

Place the sugar and salt in the bowl of a food processor, and process on high until the mixture is milled to a powder (about 1 minute).

Step 2

Pulse in the butter and vanilla. Pulse in the flour until the mixture begins to clump up.

Step 3

Wrap the dough tightly in plastic wrap and chill in the refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.

Step 4

Unwrap the dough, trim off any uneven edges, and cut into 3-inch long by 1-inch wide bars.

Step 5

Dock the cookies with a toothpick and place them on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Sprinkle them with additional sugar, and chill in the refrigerator for another 30 minutes.

Step 6

Preheat the oven to 350 degrees F. Bake the cookies for 20 to 25 minutes, or until just barely beginning to turn golden around the edges.

Classic  Shortbread Cookies

Hi! I'm Allie!

When I find myself with a few free moments, I head straight for my kitchen!  I'm a former pastry chef who still loves to bake, & to share how easy and fun baking from scratch can be!