Easy shortbread biscuits

Shortbread Biscuit


Shortbread Biscuit

A easy shortbread biscuit with four ingredients, that is creamy and tastes nice. Takes next to no time to make.
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 16 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Categories
Servings 24 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • 250 grams butter, softened
  • 3/4 cup icing sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 2 1/2 cups all purpose flour


  • Heat oven to 180 C / 350 F. In a stand mixer, beat butter, icing sugar and vanilla with paddle attachment until creamy. Stir in flour. If dough is crumbly , add 1-2 tbsp of softened butter. Mix the butter into the mixture.
  • On a floured surface, tip out mixture and knead until it comes together and forms a dough.
  • Roll dough 1/2 inch thickness. Cut into small shapes by hand or use cookie cutters. Place 1/2 inch apart on a baking tray, lined with baking paper.
  • Bake for 16 minutes or until set and bottoms are light golden brown. Remove from tray and cool on a wire rack till completely cooled. You can leave these biscuits plain or decorate with chocolate and sprinkles.

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