Recipe: Simple Shortbread Cookie Bites

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Recipe: Simple Shortbread Cookie Bites

Prep time: 5 minutes
Cook time: 18-20 minutes
Yield: 12 servings
Serving size: 4 cookies


  • 1¼ cups all-purpose flour
  • 3½ tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon of salt
  • ½ cup cold light butter, cubed
  • 1 tsp vanilla


  1. Preheat oven to 375 ºF. Combine flour, sugar and salt in a food processor. Pulse until well combined.
  2. Add butter pieces and vanilla and pulse together just until a dough is formed.
  3. On lightly-floured wax paper, pat or roll dough into an 8"x5" rectangle.
  4. Wrap with plastic wrap and put in freezer for 15 minutes.
  5. Unwrap dough and cut in to 1-inch squares.
  6. Place squares a half-inch apart on ungreased large cookie sheet.
  7. Bake for 18-20 minutes, or until lightly browned on bottom. Makes 48 cookies.

Nutrition Information
Per Serving: (4 cookies)
Calories: 88
Calories from fat: 33
Fat: 4g
Saturated Fat: 1g
Cholesterol: 0mg
Sodium: 64mg
Carbohydrates: 13g
Fiber: 0g
Sugar: 4g
Protein: 1g
WWP+: 3