If you need a delicious dessert for a Spring occasion or are in the mood to bake something to cheer up a neighbor, co-worker or friend, the answer is shortbread! These are our favorite Easy One-Bowl Shortbread Recipes - they're buttery, melt-in-your-mouth recipes that will put a spring in your step and a smile on everyone's face!
If you're a regular reader here at the Café, you already know about our love for buttery, rich shortbread. We love that shortbread dough comes together quickly, with simple ingredients, and doesn't require a mixer.
Plus the dough makes a wonderful base for a dessert tart and it's perfect to roll out and cut with seasonal-shaped cutters. Make one of these fabulous Spring-inspired, Easy One-Bowl Shortbread Recipes today! Lots of them (not all) have free printable labels that are yours for the asking- if they have gift labels, you'll see them pictured below. Just click on the recipe to learn how to receive a free PDF for the labels. The only thing we ask is that you request the labels separately on the individual posts - that's how we stay organized as we do send out A LOT of labels!
Once you try these easy recipes, we think you'll fall in love with shortbread too!
Made with our easy microwave lemon curd, these buttery, crisp Ridiculously Easy Lemon Curd Shortbread Tarts will steal the show and bring rave reviews!
This Lemon Thyme Shortbread is not only ridiculously easy to make, but it’s also crisp, buttery melt-in-your-mouth delicious! We are happy to send you the free printable labels pictured below:
These delicious Spring Shortbread Cookies are crisp, sweet and buttery. And there's a simple decorating technique that's fun to do with kids!
These buttery, melt-in-your-mouth Sugar Plum Fairy Shortbread Bites are super easy to make with no rolling or cutting out and make a delicious, quite magical gift with the free printable labels!
These crisp, buttery French Shortbread Cookies are crazy delicious. They look and sound quite fancy but, in reality, they're super easy with just one bowl and no mixer needed! This recipe also includes free printable labels for gifting:
With a buttery, press-in crust and crumb topping (made from the same dough) and an easy lemon curd filling, this heavenly Lemon Curd Shortbread Tart is beyond delicious!
This one-bowl, no-mixer, Ridiculously Easy Brown Sugar Shortbread takes minutes to put together. The dough is pressed into a pan so there’s no scooping, rolling or cutting. Oh yes – and all the taste testers say it’s ridiculously delicious! And if you want to give some away, the free printable labels are a super fun way to adorn your gifts.
This crisp, buttery, one-bowl no-mixer, Ridiculously Easy Rosemary Shortbread is one of those unforgettable recipes you’ll be begged to make again and again. This easy shortbread recipe also has some fun labels to dress things up for giving.
These delicious Lemon Blueberry Shortbread Cookies are buttery, sweet and loaded with blueberry flavor, with no rolling, cutting out or patting.
With sweet raspberry jam nestled between melt-in-your-mouth shortbread and a buttery crumble topping, this Raspberry Jam Shortbread Tart is beyond delicious!
These delicious Lemon Blueberry Shortbread Cookies are buttery, sweet and loaded with blueberry flavor, with no rolling, cutting out or patting. Yep, these little dreamy cookies also have free printable labels!
Thought for the day:
Then I heard every creature in heaven
and on earth and under the earth and on the sea,
and all that is in them, saying:
“To him who sits on the throne
and to the Lamb be praise and honor
and glory and power, forever and ever!
What we're listening to for inspiration:
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