Shortbread Cookies


  1. ½ cup butter, room temperature
  2. 1 cup icing sugar
  3. 1 ½ cup flour
  4. ½ teaspoon vanilla essence
  5. A Pinch of salt
  6. 1-2 teaspoons milk(optional)


  1. In a bowl of a stand mixer or a with a hand mixer, cream butter and icing sugar and vanilla.
  2. Add flour, salt and mix. Do not over mix.
  3. If your dough is dry, add 1-2 teaspoons of milk and mix.
  4. Place onto a work surface and bring the dough together by hand.
  5. Shape into a log and wrap in cling wrap.
  6. Chill in the fridge for 1 hour or overnight.
  7. Cut into slices and place onto a baking sheet lined with parchment paper.
  8. Bake for 15 -18 minutes in a 180℃ preheated oven.
  9. Remove from the oven and cool slightly in the baking sheet.
  10. Remove from the baking sheet and cool completely.
  11. Enjoy.

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