Shortbread {For Two}

This recipe was really created with love, and just a few ingredients

Course Breakfast, Dessert, Snack
Keyword Christmas cookies, Shortbread
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 11 minutes
Total Time 21 minutes
Servings 2
Calories 420 kcal
Author Bites Of Baking


  • 60 g ALL-purpose flour 1/2 cup
  • 25 g OAT flour 1/4 cup
  • 40 g Confectioner’s sugar 1/4 cup + 1 tbsp
  • 10 g Light brown sugar 1 leveled tbsp
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 57 g butter -room temperature- 1/4 cup
  • 1/4 teaspoon vanilla extract


  1. Preheat the oven to 450°F (225°C).

  2. In a medium bowl with a hand-mixer or stand mixer with paddle attachment, mix the flours , sugars and salt

  3. Gradually beat in the room temperature butter and vanilla extract and mix until combined and smooth

  4. Press the dough in two 4-inch springform pans, with the edges that comes up a little

  5. With a fork, make indentations all around the edges like for this shortbread cake (see picture).

    Make an indentation with a Christmas cookie cutter, if desired (see pictures above with the Christmas tree).

    shortbread for 6
  6. Bake for 3 minutes, then turn your oven down to 250°F (120°C) and bake 8 minutes

  7. Remove from the oven, and make again the indentation from a Christmas cookie cutter, if desired . Let cool and enjoy