• Serves 20
  • 90 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 3 Ingredients


A traditional homemade shortbread – like the good old fashioned one you remember!

Ingredients (serves 20)

  • 250g butter
  • 1/2 cup caster sugar
  • 2 & 1/2 cups plain flour


  1. Preheat oven to 150oC
  2. Blend butter and sugar together until light and fluffy. Gradually add flour and knead until smooth.
  3. Roll out to about 3/4 cm thick and cut into desired shapes with cookie cutters. You can reroll leftover dough and cut more cookies.
  4. Place on Glad Bake lined cookie sheet and place in lower section of oven for 35 - 45 minutes.
  5. Remove from oven and allow to cool on tray.


These cookies are always devoured with love - even Santa returns each year for more!

  • Looks great another recipe to try thanks


  • Thanks for the recipe. Looks great.


  • Shortbread is so delicious its awesome thnks for sharing your recipe


  • Love, love, love shortbread! Is my favourite food of all time. Love Christmas time!


  • Shortbread is a Christmas favourite for us too – so much fun making shortbread and decorating it and then wrapping it and giving as gifts. Of course minus the ones we eat along the way! :)


  • makes a great gift for teachers! – thanks for sharing your recipe

    • Shortbread is also such an easy and fun recipe for children to make with parents. Shortbread can be personalised with special decorations too – endless possibilities for the festive and fun season in the kitchen.


  • I can’t wait to start making Shortbread for friends and family – it makes such a welcomed Christmas gift!


  • So easy it looks. Must try it out.


  • Love that we only need 3 ingredients; great!


  • Nice to have handy a tried shortbread recipe. Thank you!!


  • We love shortbread around Christmas and your recipe is so easy,thanks!


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