Easy Christmas Shortbread Cookies

Christmas Shortbread Cookies are buttery & spiced with a hint of cinnamon, nutmeg, & ginger. Cut them into festive shapes for the holidays, then make & enjoy this shortbread cookies recipe all year long.


Shortbread cookies ingredients: - Butter softened - Sugar - Vanilla extract - Flour - Salt - Cinnamon - Nutmeg - Ground ginger

Step 1

Preheat oven to 350F / 176C. Line a cookie sheet with parchment paper. Using an electric mixer, beat together butter, sugar and vanilla.

Step 2

In a separate bowl, combine flour, salt, cinnamon, nutmeg, and ginger. Add the combined dry ingredients to the butter mixture and mix well.

Step 3

Wrap the dough in plastic wrap and refrigerate for 2 hours. Then roll out the dough to half-inch thick, use cookie cutters to cut into festive shapes and transfer to cookie sheet.

Step 4

Bake for 10-12 minutes, until the bottom is lightly golden brown. Remove from oven and transfer to a wire baking rack to cool.