Grandma's Shortbread Cookies


Only 4 ingredients......but so delicious!

-- Serves
SKILL LEVEL 24 cookies
1/2 cup Fleischmann's® Corn Starch
1/2 cup powdered sugar (also known as icing sugar)
1 cup all-purpose flour
3/4 cup butter, softened

Sift together corn starch, sugar and flour. With wooden spoon, blend in butter until a soft, smooth dough forms.

Shape into 1-inch balls. (If dough is too soft to handle, cover and chill for 30 to 60 minutes). Place 1-1/2 inches apart on ungreased baking sheets; flatten with lightly floured fork. OR, dough can be rolled to 1/4-inch thick and cut into shapes with cookie cutters.

Decorate with candied cherries, colored sprinkles or nuts, if desired.

Bake at 300°F for 15 to 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned. Cool on wire rack.

Variation: To make crescents, add 1/2 cup ground almonds or hazelnuts to flour mixture. Shape into logs about 1/2-inch thick and 3 inches long. Curve into cresent shapes. When baked and cool, dip ends in melted chocolate.

Total Time
Bake Time 15 to 20 minutes

LEAVE A review


Review from Heather
Best Shortbread cookies ever.
Reply from Make Good: We're so glad you enjoy them!
Review from Janet
Best shortbread ever - hands down!
Reply from Make Good: So happy to hear that you enjoyed it!!


To comment on a recipe, please login or register.


Be the first to get new recipes, tips and videos.
Be the first to get new recipes, tips and videos.

Related Recipes

This website uses cookies and other technologies to help improve user experience, our website and our services. For more information, see our Privacy Policy. By using this website, you agree to our use of cookies. OK