From our whipped shortbread cookie—so light, so delicate and so delicious—to comforting classics like our shortbread bars, these shortbread cookie recipes will get you into the holiday spirit in no time. (Or, get all our holiday cookie recipes here.)
Sable Shortbread Cherry Pistachio Shortbread
“Cherries and pistachios make a wonderful Christmas combo in this delightful shortbread cookie. Roasting your pistachios ahead of time and using the best-quality maraschino cherries you can find (we like Tillen Farms Merry Maraschino Cherries) really makes these cookies sing!”—Lorraine Pike, co-owner, Kentville, N.S. Get Sable Shortbread’s Cherry Pistachio Shortbread recipe here.
Savoury Herb Shortbread Cookies
A savoury take on one of the holiday’s most popular cookie recipes. From thyme to rosemary, parsley or oregano, the options are are delicious. Get our savoury herb shortbread cookie recipe.
Whipped Shortbread Cookies
Meet one of our most popular cookie recipes, ever! Each bite of these delicate, buttery cookies melts in your mouth. Get this whipped shortbread cookies recipe.
Ultimate Chocolate, Lemon Or Skor Shortbread Cookie
These shortbreads are melt-in-your-mouth delicious. Between our chocolate, lemon, and Skor bar variations, that festive cookie tin you keep stocked for drop-by guests won’t stay full for long. Get this ultimate shortbread cookie recipe.
Whipped Cranberry And Orange Shortbread Cookies
Inspired by our cranberry Aperol spritz, these whipped shortbread cookies are filled with cranberries and orange zest, making them a fun and festive addition to your cookie jar! Get this whipped shortbread spritz cookie recipe.
Brown Butter Shortbread Squares With Roasted White Chocolate
Topped with roasted white chocolate and browned butter, these squares have a delicious smoked and nutty flavour. Get this brown butter shortbread squares with roasted white chocolate recipe.
Hot Toddy Shortbread
Add lemon zest and a whiskey glaze to our classic shortbread cookie recipe and voila! Hot toddy cookies for one and all. Get this hot toddy shortbread recipe.
Oatmeal Shortbread Bar
An amazing mash-up of our favourite Christmas cookie with our favourite everyday cookie. Get this oatmeal shortbread bar recipe.
Crisp Maple Shortbread Cookies
Maple-glazed holiday perfection. Get this crisp maple shortbread cookies recipe.
Raspberry Jam Shortbread Balls
Swirl a little raspberry jam into your cookies for a sweet-tart surprise. Get this raspberry jam shortbread balls recipe.
Maple Pecan Shortbread Bar
A drizzle of maple icing adds the perfect touch to these pecan-laced bars. Get this maple-pecan shortbread bar recipe.
Classic shortbread bars
They’re classics for a reason. (These sweets also pack beautifully.) Get this classic shortbread bar recipe.
Milk Chocolate Shortbread Icebox Cookie
There’s always room for a little extra chocolate. Get this milk chocolate shortbread icebox cookies recipe.
Cinnamon-Hazelnut Shortbread Bar
For the hazelnut-lovers, these cinnamon-laced cookeis are irrestible. Get this cinnamon-hazelnut shortbread bad recipe.
Caramel shortbread bites
Hint: there’s a decadent surprise inside. Get this caramel shortbread bites recipe.
Chocolate Sea Salt Shortbread
Dusted with a sprinkle of flaky sea salt, these cocoa cookies are a favourite in our kitchen. Get this chocolate sea salt shortbread recipe.
Cranberry Shortbread Chews
Each bite gives you the buttery goodness of shortbread, with the sweet-tart finish of the most festive berry. Get this cranberry shortbread chews recipe.
White-Chocolate Espresso Shortbread Icebox Cookie
We just can’t get enough. These cookies are just perfect for dipping in a hot cocoa or after-dinner coffee. Get this white-chocolate espresso shortbread icebox cookie recipe.
Sticky-Toffee Shortbread Bars
Shortbread makes an incredible base for this gooey and festive bar. Get this sticky-toffee shortbread bars recipe.