42 Reviews

Super easy, that's for sure, but like others these tasted a bit more like flour than I would have cared. They weren't BAD, but they weren't what I was wanting either. I made 20 as written, and then added 3/4tsp of vanilla to the last of the batch. I'm not sure if it made them delicious, but I think it helped. I would have liked it if the cookies had held together a little better, but since they literally melted in my mouth, I'll let that one slide. Overall I'd say in a pinch they're worth making, but I recommend adding a few drops of flavoring. :)

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Denise Nachtigal May 17, 2012

This recipe is really good. It has such a smooth texture and is so soft. I had also came up with an idea to roll the dough up into little balls and when they finished baking i dipped it in chocolate and let it cool. It was so yummy! I would recommend this recipe to any one whos in the mood for some sweets. The best part was that it is very simple and takes roughly about 15 minutes for this entire thing!

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MarieAdelaide February 06, 2012

These are very yummy and so easy to make!! my boys love them and they will become a regular!! I added vanilla essence and dropped a chocolate melt on top!!

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Louise75 November 28, 2011

I was really disappointed in these - all I could taste was the flour! My roommate took them to work and said a few people liked them, but most didn't.

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maplecandy369 July 31, 2011

These were soooooooo easy and soooooooo yummy! I used my cookie press and they turned out great! I also added a little food coloring to the dough for alittle fun! Thanks for the keeper!!

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GlutenFreeGirl June 22, 2011

Awesome recipe! I made them for Christmas and my husband and roommate liked them. They were very crumbly after I baked them. It helped to let them sit for a few minutes to cool and get a bit firmer before transferring to a container. I added 1 tsp. vanilla extract to cut the flour taste a bit. still yummy regardless!

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nytshaed December 24, 2010

These are so good, and even better since there are only 3 ingredients which I always have! I used a pastry bag and pipped the dough on the cookie sheet, but next time I will use my cookie press. I added a couple chocolate chips to the tops of a few for DH, sprinkles to the ones for DS's and left some plain for me...nice to make a cookie that everyone loves! Will definately make again! Made for October, National Dessert Month in Photo Forum.

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AZPARZYCH October 03, 2010

I didn't like this recipe. It tasted like flour. I would not suggest this recipe to a beginner cook (which is what I am...). I think I followed the directions, well. Once the cookies were in my tummy, I wanted more though. =)

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Wana-B-cook March 06, 2010

taking advice of the joy of cooking, i swapped 1/3 cup of the flour for corn starch to make these more crumbly and melt-in-your-mouth. i think i should have done another batch! wow are these tasty! takes a while but the dough becomes quite workable and creamy

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spiritussancto December 20, 2009

OMG... first of all these recipe is awesome.. and it does help if you READ how much butter you are putting in unlike i did and put 1LB of butter instead of 1cup. lol but fixed my error and doubled the recipe and it came out fine. It did come out a little crumbly but i was using it for my thumbprint cookies anyway and a little kneading went along way.As for the flour taste issue add a little vanilla or almond or even a little more sugar problem solved. Now here is the thing i love to bake but hate to measure, this is why i love this reciepe. butter- already measured. and flour and sugar u can measure in same measuring can. 1 1/2 c. flour + 1/2c sugar = 2C total..lol. I like to experiment with the batters i really like.. so i did.FYI: Make sure the butter is cold found out that the batter comes out better, I ran out of butter so i tried Butter flavored Crisco...UM well its good but not as good as the Butter, cookies will come out a little more crispy than norm and i find a little more greasy that dry as shortbread should be, plus if you shorting is room temp you get the "batter" consistency immed. instead of 10 min.,you can add nuts and dry spices ie. cinnamon, nutmeg, cake spice to make awesome little treats. used the same dough for almost all my cookies just added different addons. thumbprint cookies, snowballs, chocolate dippers, mint meltaways.. This is a very versatile reciepe.Anyway Great recipe and easy cookie base for all my xmas cookie trays recipes. Hope this helps

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Ravenn2 December 15, 2009
3 Ingredient Melt in Your Mouth Shortbread Cookies