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Whipped Shortbread Cookies

Whipped Shortbread Cookies

Whipped Shortbread Cookies are so festive! They are super easy to make, positively delicious, and are beautiful for the holidays.
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies, shortbread
Prep Time 7 minutes
Cook Time 14 minutes
Decorating 15 minutes
Total Time 36 minutes
Servings 28 cookies


  • 8 ounces butter - softened
  • cups all-purpose flour
  • ½ cup confectioner’s sugar
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1-2 tbsp sprinkles of choice
  • ½ cup chocolate melting wafers – if dipping


  • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees. Line 2 baking sheets with parchment and set aside.
  • Whip the soft butter in the mixer using the paddle attachment.
  • Slowly stir in the flour, confectioner’s sugar, cornstarch and vanilla until the dough pulls together.
  • Use a 4 tsp cookie scoop to scoop the dough onto the prepared baking sheets.
  • Press a fork gently into the tops of the cookies.
  • Add sprinkles – if desired.
  • Bake for 14 minutes. Remove and allow to cool completely before decorating with chocolate.
  • To decorate, melt the chocolate in a microwave-safe bowl according to package directions.
  • Dip each cookie halfway into the chocolate, place back on the parchment lined sheet and immediately add sprinkles before the chocolate solidifies again.
  • Store in an airtight container at room temperature.