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Shortbread

Making Copy Cat Harry and David Fruit Galette Cookies

Copy Cat Harry and David Fruit Galettes (plus printable tags)

Copy Cat Harry and David Fruit Galettes ~ my homemade version of these soft shortbread sandwich cookies filled with fruit preserves are simply amazing.  I’ve included custom gift tags to go along with them, just download and print!…

Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Bars

Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Bars

Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Bars are an unbeatable combination of buttery walnut shortbread and tart homemade cranberry curd.…

hands holding a zucchini walnut crumble bar

Zucchini Walnut Crumble Bars

Zucchini Walnut Crumble Bars ~ you’ll welcome the summer zucchini glut once you try these homey little bars.  The layer of spiced zucchini is unusual, to be sure, but one taste and you’ll be in your comfort zone…think zucchini…

Savory Herb Shortbread dough rolled out, with cookie cutter.

Savory Herb Shortbread (and Party Printables!)

Set out these buttery savory herb shortbread crackers at the cocktail hour for an elegant alternative to chips.  I’ve included a pretty customizable menu and place cards to help you set the theme for a brunch or afternoon tea.…

Cardamom Crescent Cookies on a baking sheet

Cardamom Walnut Crescent Cookies

Cardamom Walnut Crescent Cookies ~ these classic Swedish Christmas cookies  are made with a buttery shortbread dough jam packed with walnuts and a hint of warm cardamom ~ every holiday cookie assortment needs a few!…

Maple Walnut Shortbread Cookies

Maple Walnut Shortbread Cookies ~ maple infused and packed with nuts, this takes my classic slice and bake shortbread cookie recipe to a whole new level.  Add these cookies to your holiday assortment, or keep them all to yourself…

Peppermint Melting Moments

Peppermint Melting Moments ~ these are simple buttery shortbread cookies with a snow cap of minty frosting and a dusting of crushed candy canes, they’re cute as buttons, and I can’t imagine the holidays without them.…

Spiced Cider Glazed Apple Bars

Spiced Cider Glazed Apple Bars ~ these buttery shortbread crumble bars are stuffed with juicy SweeTango apples and drizzled with an outrageous spiced cider glaze!…

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Double Dark Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Double Dark Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies ~ they melt in your mouth with an explosion of deep rich chocolate that’ll make your eyelids flutter… to call it a cookie is to completely miss the point.…

Blood Orange Crumble Bars ~ theviewfromgreatisland.com

Blood Orange Crumble Bars

I’m squeezing every last delicious drop out of blood orange season with these Blood Orange Crumble Bars ~  the sweet tart filling is layered into a buttery shortbread crumble dough and what comes out of the oven is nothing…

Butter Pecan Shortbread, easy as pie!

Butter Pecan Shortbread

Butter Pecan Shortbread is a classic buttery shortbread loaded up with crunchy pecans ~ it might just be the ultimate Fall dessert ~ yum!…

Decadent Zucchini Blondies with caramel frosting

Zucchini Blondies with Penuche Fudge Frosting

Zucchini Blondies with Penuche Fudge Frosting ~ these moist and tender zucchini blondies are decadent and delicious with an old time penuche fudge frosting, but watch out ~ they’re irresistible!…

The perfect late summer dessert - juicy white peaches baked in a buttery shortbread crumble crust

White Peach Bars

White Peach Bars ~ these are thing things summer dreams are made of, with delicate and juicy white peaches baked up in a butter golden shortbread crumble crust ! Apparently, farmers used to throw white peaches in the trash,…

chocolate chip shortbread

Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Shortbread

Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Shortbread ~ this classic buttery shortbread studded with chunky bittersweet chocolate chips melts in your mouth and gives the whole notion of chocolate chip cookies a whole new meaning!…

gluten free cookies

25 Fabulous Flourless Cookies

25 Fabulous Flourless Cookies ~ these are the best of the best gluten free cookies, so delicious you won’t miss the flour one bit!…

Scottish shortbread made with lemony sugar

Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread

This unusual Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread is made with a fabulous sugar infused with lemon rind — the lemon flavor really pops!  Make these classic lemon dessert bars for afternoon tea or everyday snacking.…

Michael Bonne Copper Cookie Cutters

American Artisans : Coppersmith Michael Bonne

Coppersmith Michael Bonne is the fourth in my Sunday series featuring American Artisans. There are so many exceptionally talented craftspeople across the country who share a love of all things handmade, and this is my chance to introduce them…

Peanut Butter and Jam Shortbread Bars

Peanut Butter and {boysenberry} Jam Bars

Peanut Butter and (Boysenberry) Jam Bars are a delicious shortbread crumble bar with the flavors of everybody’s favorite sandwich! Can I just say that the awkward ‘reconstruction’ period between Christmas and the New Year is not my favorite?  Like…

bite sized snowball cookies

Coconut Snowball Melting Moments

Coconut Snowball Melting Moments are buttery little bites of coconut bliss ~ perfect for the holidays, or any day.  These easy shortbread cookies literally melt in your mouth.…

The best chocolate chip cookie

The Best Chocolate Chip Cookies

Everybody and their grandmother thinks they make the best chocolate chip cookies ~ and it gets a little old after a while.  With nuts, without nuts, thick, thin, chewy, crispy, blah blah blah…  but this buttery shortbread based chocolate…

chocolate dipped espresso shortbread

Turkish Coffee Shortbread Cookies

Turkish Coffee Shortbread Cookies are buttery and delicious with a striking flavor combination of strong coffee and warm cardamom ~ these are cookies to linger over!…

Pistachio Shortbread 1

Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Pistachio Shortbread Cookies ~ a classic buttery shortbread slice and bake cookie loaded with fresh pistachios.  These easy cookies melt in your mouth!…

Gingerbread Shortbread Sliced

Gingerbread Shortbread with a Nutmeg Glaze

Flavors have seasons just like vegetables and fruits do.  I’m slowly working through my gingerbread obsession this month.  I’ll have to put it  aside come the New Year, but that’s ok with me.  I get how it works, and…

The Top Ten Holiday Cookies

The Top Ten Holidays Cookies ~ these are classic, easy cookies to help you sail through the holiday baking season with ease! I know you can finds hundreds…thousands…of cookie recipes on Pinterest, but come on, when was the last…

Pecan Pie Shortbread on a wooden table

Pecan Pie Shortbread

Pecan Pie Shortbread — this cookie/pie mashup is a fun twist on tradition.  It looks just like a classic pecan pie, but underneath the crunchy pecans there’s a thick layer of  buttery vanilla shortbread. …

Chocolate Espresso Chip Cookies

Chocolate Espresso Chip Cookies are for serious chocolate and coffee lovers ~ these dark chocolate chip shortbread cookies melt in your mouth!…

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Shortbread

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Shortbread ~ Is it possible that there are still some of you out there who haven’t discovered the joy of pumpkin with chocolate?  If so, here’s your chance to get with it.…

Fresh Cranberry Bars

Fresh Cranberry Bars ~ these buttery shortbread crumble bars are bursting with fresh tart cranberries and the combination is pure heaven!…

Jack Daniel’s Peach Pie Bars

Jack Daniel’s Peach Pie Bars ~ as if you needed another excuse to love summer, these buttery peach shortbread crumble bars laced with whiskey will seal the deal!…

Apricot Frangipane Crumble Bars

Apricot Frangipane Crumble Bars ~ these bars are easy to put together, and the flavor combination of apricot and almonds is intoxicating! They are a beautiful way to use fresh, summer apricots.…

Orange Blossom Shortbread

Orange Blossom Shortbread harnesses one of the world’s great scents in an easy, buttery, and unique, shortbread cookie.  These cookies go perfectly with afternoon tea, and they make a beautiful gift, as well.…

DIY Tagalong Girl Scout Cookies

These DIY Tagalong Girl Scout Cookies are just as delicious as the originals…no green uniform required!…

Clementine Cream Tarts

Clementine Cream Tarts are a wonderfully light, citrusy dessert with a buttery walnut shortbread crust.…

Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies

Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies are a simple, buttery, and utterly delicious cookie perfect for afternoon tea, an after school snack, or any occasion.…

Milk Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Shortbread Cookies

These Milk Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Shortbread Cookies are an easy slice and bake chocolate chip cookie and a to-die-for combination of peanut butter, chocolate chips, and shortbread!…

Almond Poppy Seed Butter Cookies

Here’s another cookie to file away for holiday gift baking, they’ll balance out the lineup with a sophisticated crunch.  Or just make them for yourself to stash away and have with tea.…

Cappuccino Melting Moments

Cappuccino Melting Moments

Little bite sized shortbread cookies like these Cappuccino Melting Moments are ideal for serving after a big meal.  I’m one of those people who can’t do caffeine after noon, so these cookies give me a little taste of coffee…

Deep Chocolate Kahlua Bites

Deep Chocolate Kahlua Bites ~ The word cookie hardly does these little bits of heaven justice.  They’re little mounds of melt in your mouth chocolate shortbread topped with a deep chocolate Kahlua buttercream, and they’re a snap to make,…

slice and bake chocolate walnut shortbread cookies

Chocolate Walnut Shortbread Cookies (Video)

Chocolate Walnut Shortbread Cookies ~ if a cookie and a brownie had a baby they might come up with a delicious buttery cookie like this!  Keep a log of this slice and bake cookie dough in the fridge for…

Espresso Chip Shortbread Cookies

Espresso Chip Shortbread Cookies are sophisticated cookies for the adults in the room! You know how I feel about coffee. And I’m pretty sure I’ve made it clear how I feel about chocolate.  And since it’s getting to be…

Rosemary Pine Nut Shortbread Crackers

You don’t have to be on vacation to get away from it all… just chill a good dry wine, thinly slice some aged cheddar cheese, lay out colorful cocktail napkins… and make up a batch of these savory shortbreads. …

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies

Dark Chocolate Peanut Butter Chip Cookies ~ these buttery slice and bake chocolate shortbread cookies studded with peanut butter chips might just become your new bff! These cookies are a twist on my ever popular Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip…

White Chocolate Chip Pecan Shortbread Cookies

This easy White Chocolate Chip Pecan Shortbread Cookie recipe makes the perfect delicate, light shortbread cookies.  The slice and bake dough freezes well, too, so you can bake them up whenever the urge strikes!…

I look forward to a batch of these Blackberry Pecan Crumble Squares every summer when berry picking season is in full swing. But these are too good to pass up during the rest of the year, so feel free to use use your favorite jam.

Blackberry Pecan Crumble Squares

I look forward to a batch of these Blackberry Pecan Crumble Squares every summer when berry picking season is in full swing.  But these are too good to pass up during the rest of the year, so feel free…

Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies

Coffee Chocolate Chip Cookies are a classic chunky chocolate chip cookie with a hint of caffeine, just to make sure you’re paying attention!…

Almond Joy Bars

Almond Joy Bars ~ These taste just like the candy bar only better.  The thick bittersweet chocolate layer is insanely good and the coconut shortbread crust takes the edge off the sweetness.…

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies are an easy to make slice and bake chocolate chip cookie recipe with a melt in your mouth texture, a light peanut butter flavor, and plenty of chocolate chips!…

Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread

Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread ~ it seems to me that while all of us have our favorite flavors, it’s when different tastes combine that they really become the stuff of obsession.  Like silky dark chocolate and tangy…

Easy Melting Moments Cookie Recipe

Melting Moments

Melting Moments are a classic, melt-in-your-mouth shortbread cookie.  The vintage recipe has been passed down in my family for generations and we simply can’t get through the holidays without them!…

Espresso Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies

Espresso Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies ~ this buttery shortbread cookie recipe is made with strong espresso and ground hazelnuts for a refined flavor.  Pair them with after dinner coffee for a special treat.…

Roasted Pistachio Shortbread

Continuing in what has become a popular series, I’m making more savory shortbread crackers that pair beautifully with a glass of wine.  This time they are heavily studded with roasted pistachios and topped with a sprinkle of sea salt. …

Manchego and Marcona Almond Shortbread Crackers

My Asiago Lemon Thyme Shortbread was a big hit around here, and, as promised, I have experimented with other versions of this great go-with-a-glass-of-wine cracker. Today I made it with lots of buttery Manchego cheese and Marcona almonds, with…

Asiago Lemon Thyme Shortbread

Asiago Lemon Thyme Shortbread is a buttery, savory shortbread cracker perfect for the cocktail hour!  Add them to a cheese platter for a luxury touch. Shortbread is such an elemental food; the rubbing together of flour and butter and…