Total Time
30mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe came from a 1960's calendar my mom has. She would make these every Christmas for me. Now I make them every year. They melt in your mouth. Not sure on the exact yield, it depends on what size cookie cutters you use.

Ingredients Nutrition

Directions

  1. Cream butter & add sugar gradually.
  2. Mix in almond flavoring.
  3. Cream thoroughly.
  4. Add flour 1/4 cup at a time.
  5. Mix well.
  6. Divide dough into several portions.
  7. Flatten one portion at a time on lightly floured surface with hands.
  8. Roll out smooth with lightly floured rolling pin.
  9. Cut into desired shapes & place on ungreased cookie sheets.
  10. Bake at 325°F for 10-15 minutes until golden brown around edges.
Most Helpful

This was my first time making shortbread cookies, and they turned out so good! So easy too! Thanks!

Sharon123 May 23, 2005

Definetily the worst cookie I ever had

joerinke3 November 05, 2015

So good! First time making these and the dough was easy to roll out and the cookies were simply delicious! Will make these again for sure!!

ashleemaas26 July 22, 2015

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