Looking for an easy to prepare and simple shortbread cookie recipe? Then you’ve just come to the right place. The ingredients can be acquired from your home kitchen.


  • 4 ounce butter
  • 4 ounce all-purpose flour
  • 2 ounce powder white sugar
  • Few drops of vanilla extract

Preparing Your Shortbread Dough

After securing all the ingredients, the next thing to be done is to make the dough for your shortbread. As a matter of fact, there are few simple steps to do this. Read on…

Step 1. Beat the sugar and butter in a mixing bowl until it’s creamy and smooth.

Step 2. Add the vanilla extract and flour to the mixture and knead the dough smoothly. You may even use dough mixer to knead it easier.

Step 3. After using the rolling pin in rolling out your dough to a thick flat shape, use the cookie cutter to make your cookie pieces.

Step 4. Get a decent sized tray and spread butter paper on it. Grease it using oil or butter and put the cookies by keeping a 1 to 2 inches distance in between.

Step 5. Put the tray in preheated oven (350 degrees Fahrenheit) for 20 minutes until it has a light gold color on top.

Step 6. Take them out and serve.