Shortbread Cookie Recipe

For those of you who like to have a very simple cookie with their tea or coffee, this shortbread butter cookie recipe produces the best cookie just for you!


• 3/4 cup butter, softened
• 1/4 cup sugar
• 2 cups all purpose flour


Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Mix butter and sugar in large bowl. Stir in flour. If dough is crumbly, mix in an additional 1 to 2 tablespoons of softened butter.

Roll dough to 1/2 inch thickness and cut dough with cookie cutters into desired shapes. The dough can even be cut with a knife into wedges or strips for interesting designs. Bake about 20 minutes or until set. Remove from oven and transfer to a wire rack to cool.