Delicious Whipped Shortbread Cookies

These Whipped Shortbread Cookies are to die for! They’re simple to make and melt in your mouth. You’ll definitely be making a few batches this season!

Looking for a recipe for delicious Whipped Shortbread Cookies?  Well, here you go.  This is it!  I usually have to make this recipe several times over the Christmas season as my husband loves them!  The best part about this shortbread is that it’s so easy to make and only needs three ingredients!

How to make Whipped Shortbread Cookies:

INGREDIENTS:

  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar (icing sugar)
  • Maraschino cherry pieces, if desired

DIRECTIONS:

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  2. Place softened butter in a bowl, whip with a hand mixer or Stand mixer for one minute.
  3. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time, whipping after after each addition until well incorporated.
  4. Add the powdered sugar and whip again for about 5 minutes (or more).
  5. Place by teaspoonfuls on cookie sheets. Decorate with maraschino cherries, if desired.
  6. Bake in oven for 10 – 11 minutes, or until bottoms are lightly browned.
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Whipped Shortbread Cookies
Ingredients
  • 1 cup softened butter
  • 1 1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar
  • maraschino cherries if desired
Instructions
  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  2. Place softened butter in a bowl, whip with a hand mixer for a minute
  3. Add flour 1/2 cup at a time, whipping after each addition until well incorporated
  4. Add the icing sugar and whip again for about 5 minutes, or more

  5. Place by teaspoonfuls on cookie sheets. Decorate with maraschino cherries, if desired

  6. Bake in oven for 10-11 minutes, or until bottoms are lightly browned

If you find your cookies are coming out like pancakes, you may need to mix even more. The “secret” to these whipped cookies, is actually the amount of time you spend whipping them. I have only ever had one batch not turn out and I’m sure it’s because I got lazy and didn’t whip them long enough.

These Whipped Shortbread Cookies are to die for! They're simple to make and melt in your mouth! You'll definitely be making a few batches this season!

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