Popular Shortbread Cookies Recipes

Shortbread is a type of biscuit or cookie with a crumbly texture. Several ingredients can be added to make an array of shortbreads. Try recipes such as Maple-Pecan Shortbread, Double Chocolate-Mint Shortbread, or White-Chocolate Cherry Shortbread.

Lemon-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Five ingredients is all it takes to make crumbly, rich shortbread cookies! To "finely chop" nuts, chop them until they are about the size of grains of rice.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Lemon-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Cherry-Almond Ornament Cookies

Pastry shop perfect, these pretty little cookies pair the super compatible flavors of cherry and almond. To keep maraschino cherries from running into the frosting, blot them dry with a paper towel before applying to the cookie top, and do so no more than a few hours before serving.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Cherry-Almond Ornament Cookies

Vanilla Bean Shortbread Sandwiches with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Combine four simple ingredients to make these shortbread cookies, then add vanilla bean buttercream to make dainty sandwiches for tea time or holiday gatherings. Cookies can be frozen for up to three months.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Vanilla Bean Shortbread Sandwiches with Vanilla Bean Buttercream

Iced Walnut Shortbread Rounds

Iced with a cream cheese glaze and made with ground walnuts, these shortbread cookies are simple to make but big on flavor. Bonus: They can be frozen up to three months in advance.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Iced Walnut Shortbread Rounds

Twixy Shortbread Bars

These three-layer dessert bars have a cookie crust, creamy filling, and chocolate top.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Twixy Shortbread Bars

Brown Sugar and Spice Wedges

Quick and easy, these brown sugar and spice recipes are the perfect treat for entertaining guests. Top the crispy crust with caramel-flavor ice cream topping and a sprinkle of sea salt for a balanced bite.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Brown Sugar and Spice Wedges

Creamy Pumpkin Butter Sandwich Cookies

Dip pumpkin butter-filled spicy shortbread cookies in silky dark chocolate for a festive fall dessert.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Creamy Pumpkin Butter Sandwich Cookies

Orange-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Dunk the bottoms in melted white chocolate for cookies that have their "frosting" flipped.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Orange-Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Macadamia Nut Shortbread

When served with a sponful of lemon curd, this classic cookie becomes a luscious dessert.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Macadamia Nut Shortbread

Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies

These chocolate cookies get their inspiration from the classic cake. Dipped in white chocolate, they look fantastic on a dessert tray.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies

Mocha Shortbread

From Family Circle

Mocha Shortbread

Lemony Glazed Shortbread Bars

These delicate butter cookies are packed with lemon flavor.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Lemony Glazed Shortbread Bars

Lemon-Ginger Shortbread

From Diabetic Living

Lemon-Ginger Shortbread

Shortbread "Flatbreads" with Ruby Chutney

Crispy shortbread triangles are capped with a four-fruit chutney in this low-carb dessert recipe.

From Diabetic Living

Shortbread "Flatbreads" with Ruby Chutney

White-Chocolate Cherry Shortbread

A basic shortbread recipe requires nothing more than butter, flour, and sugar. This version is dressed up a bit with the addition of maraschino cherries and a dip in melted white chocolate.

From Better Homes and Gardens

White-Chocolate Cherry Shortbread

Toffee Almond Shortbread Bites

Delectably light, these cookies have a buttery flavor with an unexpected hint of almond and toffee.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Toffee Almond Shortbread Bites

Pansy Shortbread

Organically grown edible flowers are available year-round in many supermarkets. Before using the flowers, rinse and gently pat them dry. When edible pansies are not available, look for edible violas.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Pansy Shortbread

Almond Shortbread Cookies

Ground almonds replace part of the flour in this cookie recipe. And a whole almond decorates each half of the chocolate-glazed cookies.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Almond Shortbread Cookies

Double Chocolate-Mint Shortbread

These buttery cookies are so rich, they melt in your mouth! The classic combo of mint and chocolate are a cool twist to a classic shortbread recipe.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Double Chocolate-Mint Shortbread

Edys Grand Ice Cream-Cookie Cake

This layered frozen dessert cake is filled with shortbread cookies, toffee pieces, coconut, and other favorite ingredients.

From Midwest Living

Edys Grand Ice Cream-Cookie Cake

Ice Cream Sandwich Sundaes

Purchased shortbread cookies and ice cream make the base of this dessert. Then it's topped with a warm pear and caramel sauce.

From Midwest Living

Ice Cream Sandwich Sundaes

Brown Sugar Shortbreads

Your kids will enjoy getting into the Christmas spirit by stamping designs onto these shaped cookies. The recipe may be made ahead and frozen.

From Better Homes and Gardens

Brown Sugar Shortbreads

Pineapple-Macadamia Triangles

Studded with macadamia nuts and dried pineapple, shortbread cookies take on Hawaiian style.

From Family Circle

Pineapple-Macadamia Triangles

Mini-Chip Shortbreads

Mini chocolate chips add to the buttery richness of shortbread. Additional chips are melted and drizzled over the baked cookies.

From Family Circle

Mini-Chip Shortbreads

Brown Sugar-Pecan Shortbread

Nibble on these chocolate-dipped shortbread cookies while you sip a midmorning cup of coffee.

From Family Circle

Brown Sugar-Pecan Shortbread

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