Easy Shortbread Cookies

Easy Shortbread Cookies

30-minute recipe Serves 12
Our Easy Shortbread Cookies hit all the right notes. A small post meal snack that's both light and sweet which is the perfect way to end a big meal.
30-minute recipe Serves 12


1 cup
1 1/4 cups


Prep: 15-minute | Cook: 15-minute
  • 1

    Heat oven to 350°F. Place butter in large (1 gallon) resealable plastic bag. Squeeze with hands until very soft. Open bag; add sugar and vanilla. Reseal; squeeze and knead until ingredients are well mixed. Open bag; add oats and flour. Reseal; squeeze and knead until ingredients are well mixed.

  • 2

    Open bag; scrape dough together with spatula and remove from bag.

  • 3

    Shape dough into 1-inch balls. Place on ungreased cookie sheets 2 inches apart; flatten with fingers or tines of fork to 1/4 inch thickness.

  • 4

    Decorate as desired with coloured sugar or candy sprinkles.

  • 5

    Bake 12 to 14 minutes or until bottoms are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheets; remove to wire rack. Cool completely. Store tightly covered.

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