Surprising Melt In Your Shortbread Cookies

These shortbread cookies are delicious and very easy to make. They can make you forget the world around you.


Prep Time: 25 mins

Cook Time: 45 mins

Total Time: 1 hr 10 mins

Course: Desserts

Cuisine: International

Servings: 22


  • 2 1/4 cups pastry flour*
  • 1/2 cup cornstarch
  • 1 cup butter
  • 3/4 cups confectioner’s sugar


  • * If you don’t have pastry flour, here is a simple substitution: Measure 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour, then remove 4 tbsp. and 1 tsp of flour. Replace this flour you removed with 4 tbsp. and 1 tsp. of cornstarch. Then, sift the flour twice. You can now proceed to the recipe.
  • Sift the flour and cornstarch mixture. Set aside. Cream the butter and sugar until light. Pour the cream into the flour mixture. Mix to form a soft dough. Roll out the dough and cut into desired shapes with a cookie cutter. Bake in a preheated oven at 225 degrees F for about 45 minutes.

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