• Makes 24
  • 30 minutes
  • Difficulty Easy
  • 9 Ingredients


Lovely “shortbread’ style biscuit. Easy to make and yummy with a cuppa!

Ingredients (makes 24 cookies)

  • 1 cup Butter- softened slightly
  • 1/2 cup Sugar
  • 1/3 cup icing sugar
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 eggyolk
  • 1 1/2 teaspoos vanilla
  • 2 1/2 cups plain flour
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon Baking powder


  1. Pre heat oven to 180 deg. Cream butter and sugars until smooth and fluffy.
  2. Add eggs and vanilla til combined
  3. sift flour baking powder and salt together and add to the butter mixture. Mix together until just combined
  4. Scoop dough into a cookie press ( or piping bag) Squeeze cookies onto paper lined trays
  5. Bake cookies for 10-12 minutes or until the edges are just golden Cool on wire rack


If mixture is a little stiff to pipe you can mix a little milk into it . If you pipe "log" shapes they can be dipped in chocolate for extra yumminess!

  • Butter cookies are hard to beat on the melt in the mouth scale. Will add this to my recipe list. The flower shape is especially decorative.


  • I wondered how you rolled them into there elegant shape, thanks so much they’regorgeous g


  • Look so good. Thanks for the recipe.


  • These were very tasty to make. Made some dipped in different chocolates.


  • Lovely to share, thanks so much.


  • These look and sound so deliciously buttery..oh I do love shortbread and these look delightful.thanks for sharing.


  • Ooh yum!! Top of my list for sure. I attempted shortbread cookies last year and I completely failed at it. I’ll give it another crack.


  • looking at the ingredient list these looks like they will melt in your mouth biscuits. delicious!


  • Love shortbread and this sounds like a great change to the recipe!


  • Thank you for this, have not used my cookie press in ages. Now to think what shape to use.


  • Thank you LuckyMum for posting another great recipe. I love this one.


  • I was intrigued as to how they got the shape, it’s so fancy and intricate. Sounds like a rich, crumbly, buttery mix


  • Bet the taste of these is wonderful – thanks for sharing your recipe.


  • So beautiful and buttery! They must be delicious! :-)


  • They look like beautiful flowers


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