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Watch Us Make: Whipped Shortbread Cookies

Watch five simple ingredients transform into tender and adorable whipped shortbread cookies right before your eyes.

By Rachel Seis, Associate Editor

Watch Us Make: Whipped Shortbread CookiesWatch five simple ingredients transform into tender and adorable whipped shortbread cookies right before your eyes.


When cookie season's in full swing, sometimes the simplest recipe gets the biggest smiles, like these irresistible Whipped Shortbread cookies from Jane Ficiur of Bow Island in Alberta, Canada. These little gems come together with only five ingredients and are so tender they literally melt right in your mouth as soon as you pop one in. Their not-too-sweet flavor makes them a welcome change of pace to cookie platters everywhere. Trust us.

Deck yours out with merry red and green nonpareils, candied cherries or your favorite festive sprinkles. Jane says they're a tradition to serve at Christmas time, but they've become so popular she just can't help but make them for tea parties and wedding showers all year long.

This simple cookie recipe whips up more than eight dozen...making plenty to tote around from party to party while still leaving enough to nibble on yourself. Add it to the rest in our list of cookie-swap favorites, and you're all set for a season of sweet snacking.