Shortbread Cookies
Breville Test Kitchen

Breville Test Kitchen

Shortbread Cookies

A classic favorite for a reason, these little guys are all buttery, sweet and melt in the mouth. 20 minutes is all it takes to get them ready for the oven. Make them for yourself, make them for your friends, heck make them for everyone…you do make friends with shortbread you know!
the Paradice™ 9
the Paradice™ 9 Product Details

the Paradice™ 9

+3 more appliances


1 hr 15 mins total time

20 mins active time


Makes about 21



  • chilled unsalted butter icon
    8 oz chilled unsalted butter

    cut into cubes

  • superfine sugar icon
    ½ cup (3½ oz) superfine sugar
  • all-purpose flour icon
    2 cups (10½ oz) all-purpose flour
  • kosher salt icon
    ½ tsp kosher salt
  • demerara sugar icon
    Demerara sugar

    to sprinkle


  • 1Carefully assemble the processor with the grey spindle and green S-blade™ in the bowl. Add the butter, sugar, flour and salt and process until the mixture resembles fine crumbs.
  • 2Carefully remove the blade and turn the dough onto the countertop. Bring together into a ball.
  • 3Lightly flour the countertop and roll the dough until approximately ¼-inch thick. Cut into approximately 21 rectangles. Place on two parchment paper lined sheet pans and sprinkle with demerara sugar. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • 4To preheat the oven, insert the wire rack into position 6. Set the oven to Bake, No Fan, 350°F, for 20 minutes and press Start.
  • 5Once preheated, place one of the sheet pans in the oven and bake for 18 minutes, or until golden brown. Repeat with the second sheet pan.
  • 6Allow to cool on the pan for 5 minutes before transferring to a rack to cool completely.

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