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 three!) with a warm mug of cocoa or tea.
Spicy Chocolate Shortbread
Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies
Ground chile pepper adds a delightful kick to these cookies, while drizzled chocolate adds a festive touch.
Lemony Glazed Shortbread Bars
These shortbread cookies have all the goodness of traditional red velvet cake -- plus creamy white chocolate and crunchy pistachio nuts.
Spiced Oatmeal Shortbread Wedges
Lemon zest adds a tangy touch to these tender cookies.
Pecan Shortbread Logs
Toasted oats, cinnamon, ginger, and cloves give this spiced shortbread delicious flavor.
Orange and Raspberry Chip Shortbread
Apricot preserves and raspberry jam fill these shortbread logs. A powdered sugar-rum glaze makes a sweet topper.
The sweet-tart combo of orange peel and raspberry chocolate chips make this treat a crowd pleaser.
White-Chocolate Cherry Shortbread
A bit of orange zest brightens these nutty shortbread wedges.
A Christmas classic goes from traditional to fabulous when dipped in melted white chocolate, then rolled in nonpareils and edible glitter.
Pineapple and Macadamia Nut Shortbread
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.
Vanilla Bean Shortbread Sandwiches with Orange Buttercream
Sweet pineapple icing gives this delightful cookie a hint of tropical flair.
Sweet, tender, and with a refreshing touch of citrus, these simple sandwich cookies are hard to beat.
Latte Shortbread Sticks
With a dense shortbread base and a rich, chewy chocolate-chip brownie on top, these irresistible bars combine two classic favorites.
Twixy Shortbread Bars
Choose your favorite flavored instant coffee mix to stir into this shortbread recipe. We love French vanilla or Irish cream.
This ooey-gooey bar puts a delicious homemade spin on the Twix candy bar.
Easy Chocolate Shortbread
These shortbread wedges take just four ingredients to make -- flour, sugar, butter, and quick-cooking rolled oats.
This sweet and simple chocolate shortbread takes just four ingredients and 20 minutes to make.