Easy Peasy Shortbread Cookie Recipe

Posted by Tammy on 29th Aug 2014

This easy peasy shortbread cookie recipe can be made in any shape, size or design. They are a classic in many homes and restaurants so why not try making this recipe tonight? Your loved ones will be so happy to see these tasty treats sitting in front of them on an elegant black rotundo plate. Hope you all enjoy these cookies.

black rotundo plate
Black Rotundo Plates adds a special element to any type of cookie treat.

Easy Peasy Shortbread Cookie Recipe


4 Cups of Sifted Flour

1/2 teaspoons of Baking Powder

1 Cup of Powdered Sugar

2 Cups of softened Butter

1 Cup of Walnuts (these are optional)


Heat oven to 350 degrees.

Sift together flour and baking powder, then in another bowl cream together butter and sugar until they become fluffy. Now, slowly add the flour to the butter mixture, then if you are adding walnuts do it now.

Roll out dough and cut into any shape you desire, place cookies on a parchment covered baking sheet, then bake for about 12-14 minutes. The cookies should be slightly brown around the edges. Once baked, cool cookies on a cooling rack.

This is a really easy recipe, plus, everyone I know loves these cookies.