Grandma’s Shortbread Cookies

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Shortbread Cookies

Prepare time: 5 min
Cook: 20 min
Ready in: 25 min

Need something good for your Christmas holiday treat? Shortbread cookies are the most favorite treat for anyone. Not only it is easy to make, but you can also taste the combination of the ingredients which is going to melt perfectly in your mouth. Ad this is Another idea of shortbread cookies which will remind you of grandma’s recipe when you are still a child. It is going to be the treats that everyone will miss. Curious about how your grandma made this great treat? Then let’s try this easy recipe!

How To Make Grandma’s Shortbread Cookies

It will not take too much time to make this delicious treat. It is only 20 minutes you can enjoy the smoothness of this treats. Your grandma will make the best treat in a very simple way. Here are the steps and the ingredients.


  • A cup of unsalted butter softened first
  • A half teaspoon of vanilla extract
  • A half cup of powdered or icing sugar
  • A pinch of salt to taste
  • One and a half cups of all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup of cornstarch (use Fleischmann’s Corn Starch


1The first step you need to do is to prepare the oven by preheating it to 350 degrees Fahrenheit. After that, prepare a medium bowl and put the softened butter there. Next, add a half teaspoon of vanilla extract and a half cup of powdered sugar into it. Mix it with a wooden spoon.

2Add the cornstarch, a pinch of salt to taste, also one and a half cups of all-purpose flour into the butter mixture. Then mix it all until it turns into soft and smooth dough. Form into 1 inch balls. If you don’t want the dough is too soft, then you can chill it first about a half hour. Then, prepare the baking sheets without greasing it.

3Put the balls on the baking sheets and give one and a half inch between one and another ball. After that, you can start to bake the cookie dough for 15-20 minutes over 300 degrees Fahrenheit. Wait until the cookie turns lightly brown. Remove from the oven and let it chill for a while.

And finally, the Grandma’s Shortbread Cookies is ready to serve. You can make at least 30 pieces of the cookies, or it depends on how you cut the dough. Now, you can feel the joy of the Christmas eve with the warmness of your grandma in your house.

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