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Christmas Shortbread Cookies

Christmas Shortbread Cookies

Christmas Shortbread Cookies The perfect way to spread the holiday spirit. These buttery cookies are topped off with white chocolate melted and holiday sprinkles. They’re easy to make and great for sharing.

While I love making our delicious cut out sugar cookies, homemade shortbread cookies are a delicious alternative!

Vanilla shortbread cookies topped with white chocolate and holiday sprinkles.

Table of contents

  • Why Bake Christmas Shortbread?
  • Ingredient Notes 
  • Simple Instructions
  • Useful Tips and Tricks 
  • Recipe FAQs 
  • Other Holiday Recipes
  • Christmas Shortbread Cookies recipe

Why Bake Christmas Shortbread?

I’m an equal-opportunity cookie eater, but when it comes to the holiday season, I’ve found that many people gravitate toward thick and heavy treats.

The vanilla bean shortbread that I use to make these cookies is the inspiration for my Christmas shortbread.

  • They’ll melt in your mouth. Butter is the key ingredient. Butter makes the cookies extremely soft and crumbly.
  • They’re great for sharing. Cookies are always the perfect shareable, and over the holidays, this is doubly true if you’re watching your wallet. These cookies have a texture that is different from what my neighbors bake.
  • One bowl recipe Cookie dough is made in one…

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