Our Best Shortbread Cookies for Christmas
With their dense cake-like texture and full, rich flavor, shortbread cookies are a traditional Christmas favorite. Try one (or more!) with a warm mug of cocoa or tea.
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Almond Shortbread Wedges
Almond-butter frosting and toasted almonds top this rich shortbread dessert.
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Pecan Shortbread Logs
Apricot preserves and raspberry jam fill these shortbread logs. A powdered sugar-rum glaze makes a sweet topper.
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Orange and Raspberry Chip Shortbread
The sweet-tart combo of orange peel and raspberry chocolate chips make this treat a crowd pleaser.
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Lemon-Thyme Shortbread Cookies Laced with Honey
Cornmeal adds delightful texture to these lemon shortbread cookies.
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A bit of orange zest brightens these nutty shortbread wedges.
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Hazelnut Browned Butter Shortbread
Melted bittersweet chocolate makes a blissful pairing with browned butter shortbread.
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White-Chocolate Cherry Shortbread
A Christmas classic goes from traditional to fabulous when dipped in melted white chocolate, then rolled in nonpareils and edible glitter.
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They're a little crunchy, a little chewy, a little sweet, and a little spicy -- and these shortbread bites take just 20 minutes to make.
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Pineapple and Macadamia Nut Shortbread
Sweet pineapple icing gives this delightful cookie a hint of tropical flair.
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Vanilla Bean Shortbread Sandwiches with Orange Buttercream
Sweet, tender, and with a refreshing touch of citrus, these simple sandwich cookies are hard to beat.
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With a dense shortbread base and a rich, chewy chocolate-chip brownie on top, these irresistible bars combine two classic favorites.
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Latte Shortbread Sticks
Choose your favorite flavored instant coffee mix to stir into this shortbread recipe. We love French vanilla or Irish cream.
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Twixy Shortbread Bars
This ooey-gooey bar puts a delicious homemade spin on the Twix candy bar.
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These shortbread wedges take just four ingredients to make -- flour, sugar, butter, and quick-cooking rolled oats.
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Easy Chocolate Shortbread
This sweet and simple chocolate shortbread takes just four ingredients and 20 minutes to make.
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