3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies

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Today I have another great cookie recipe to share with you. This recipe is so easy to make and takes so little time. Anyone can do this. If you’re talking about cookies that can’t go wrong, this is definitely one of the first that comes to mind! In this article, we’ll take a closer look at how to make 3 ingredient Shortbread Cookies.

What is the definition of 3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies

The meaning of 3 ingredient Shortbread cookies is:

”A cookie that is made with 3 ingredients: unsalted butter, powdered sugar and all purpose flour”.

3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies

Not everyone always has the time to spend hours in the kitchen making dishes. One of the easiest things to make is cookies. Especially cookies that don’t contain a lot of ingredients. One of those cookies you can make is Shortbread Cookies.

So this is a recipe that is easy to make if you are short on time. You can make it in under an hour. These cookies look so good and I dare say everyone loves them! Before you know it they are all gone, with this recipe you make 12 cookies!

I really recommend you try 3 ingredient Shortbread Cookies! Do you like this recipe leave a comment below or leave a comment on my YouTube Channel! I will appreciate that too!

3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies Recipe

This snack is easy to make. You need the follow ingredients: unsalted butter, powdered sugar and all purpose flour.

The first step is measure your unsalted butter, powder sugar and all purpose flour. You need 226 grams of unsalted butter (you can also use salter butter), 100 grams of powdered sugar and 256 grams of all purpose flour. After measuring your 3 ingredient you can start!

Add 226 grams of unsalted butter to your mixing bowl. Soften the butter by using a hand mixer. The next step is to add 100 grams of powdered sugar to the mixture. Mix everything together. After that add 256 grams of all purpose flour to the bowl. Mix everything together.

When the dough comes together knead the dough by hand. Roll the dough out with a rolling pin. You can decide how thick the cookies need to be. If you want thicker cookies, make sure that you add them longer in the oven. Use a round object to press the round shape into the dough.

Preheat the oven to 170°C. When the oven reaches the right temperature add the cookies in the oven. Bake the shortbread cookies for 18 minutes (170°C) or until golden brown. Let the shortbread cookies cool for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes the shortbread cookies are ready to be served.

How to make 3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies

Below you can find the summary of the steps:

  1. The first step is add 226 grams of unsalted butter to your mixing bowl. Soften the butter by using a hand mixer.
  2. Next add 100 grams of powdered sugar to the mixture. Mix everything together.
  3. Then add 256 grams of all purpose flour to the bowl. Mix everything together.
  4. When the dough comes together knead the dough by hand.
  5. Roll out the dough with a rolling pin. Use a round object to press the round shape into the dough.
  6. Preheat the oven to 170°C
  7. Bake the shortbread cookies for 18 minutes (170°C) or until golden brown.
  8. Let the shortbread cookies cool for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes the shortbread cookies are ready to be served.

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3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies Ingredients

To make this fantastic snack you only need a couple of ingredients. These ingredients are: unsalted butter, powdered sugar, and all purpose flour. You can find the recipe below! Interested in the cooking video? Watch my YouTube Channel!

3 ingredient shortbread cookies

 

3 ingredient shortbread cookies

3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies

blankNolynskitchen
An amazing snack: 3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies! These cookies look and taste so good. One big advantage: you only need 3 ingredient! Enjoy!
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 18 mins
Resting time 30 mins
Total Time 58 mins
Course Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 12 Cookies
Calories 245 kcal

Equipment

  • Handmixer
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Rolling Pin

Ingredients
  

  • 226 grams Unsalted Butter
  • 100 grams Powdered Sugar
  • 256 grams All purpose flour

Instructions
 

  • The first step is add 226 grams of unsalted butter to your mixing bowl. Soften the butter by using a hand mixer.
  • Next add 100 grams of powdered sugar to the mixture. Mix everything together.
  • Then add 256 grams of all purpose flour to the bowl. Mix everything together.
  • When the dough comes together knead the dough by hand.
  • Roll out the dough with a rolling pin.
  • Use a round object to press the round shape into the dough.
  • Preheat the oven to 170°C 
  • Bake the shortbread cookies for 18 minutes (170°C) or until golden brown.
  • Let the shortbread cookies cool for 30 minutes. After 30 minutes the shortbread cookies are ready to be served.

Video

Notes

  • You can also use salted butter!

Nutrition

Calories: 245kcalCarbohydrates: 25gProtein: 2gFat: 15gSaturated Fat: 10gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 4gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 40mgSodium: 3mgPotassium: 28mgFiber: 1gSugar: 8gVitamin A: 471IUCalcium: 8mgIron: 1mg
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FAQ 3 Ingredient Shortbread Cookies

Below you can find the most frequently asked questions:

What are 3 ingredient Shortbread Cookies?
A cookie that is made with 3 ingredients: unsalted butter, powdered sugar and all purpose flour.

How long does it take to make?
The total recipe time is 58 minutes.

Which ingredients do I need for this recipe?
The ingredients you need for this recipe are: unsalted butter, powdered sugar, and all purpose flour.

How many calories contains one Cookie?
This snack contains 245 calories for each cookie.

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