If you need a delicious dessert in a hurry, the answer is shortbread! These are our favorite easy, buttery, and melt-in-your-mouth recipes.
If you’re a regular reader here at the Café, you already know about our love for buttery, rich shortbread. We love that it comes together quickly, with simple ingredients, and doesn’t require a mixer.
Plus it makes a wonderful base for a sweet tart and perfect cookies to cut out and decorate. Make one of these recipes today! We think you’ll fall in love with shortbread too!
This Lemon Thyme Shortbread is not only ridiculously easy to make, but it’s also crisp, buttery melt-in-your-mouth delicious!
Crisp, buttery and super delicious, these Brown Sugar Honey Shortbread Cookies come together quickly with just one bowl and no mixer required!
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!
The beauty of these Shortbread Valentine Cookies is not skin deep! They not only look really pretty, but they are also sweet, buttery and melt-in-your-mouth delicious! Check out the easy tutorial!
Need an impressive, delicious, easy dessert? This Strawberry Jam Shortbread Tart, with a ribbon of sweet jam and fresh berries nestled between layers of buttery crust and crisp, lemon glazed crumble, is IT!
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!
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.
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 crisp, buttery melt-in-your-mouth delicious Irish Shortbread Cookies require just one bowl and no mixer! They come together quickly and disappear even quicker, so make plenty!
Buttery, melt in your mouth London Fog Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies with lots of vanilla beans and a fun secret ingredient that makes them qualify for the name “London Fog”!
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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