Cookie Press Shortbread

Cookie Press Shortbread


"This is my mothers recipe and what I use in my Cookie Press/Shooter. It makes delectable little morsels!"


35 m servings 116 cals
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Original recipe yields 24 servings



  • Calories:
  • 116 kcal
  • 6%
  • Fat:
  • 7.8 g
  • 12%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.9g
  • 4%
  • Protein:
  • 0.9 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 20 mg
  • 7%
  • Sodium:
  • 55 mg
  • 2%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. In a medium mixing bowl, cream together butter, confectioners' sugar, and vanilla until smooth with electric mixer. Stir in flour and cornstarch. Pop dough into your cookie press, and away you go! Press cookies out onto ungreased cookie sheets.
  3. Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the peaks are golden.
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  1. 119 Ratings


I LOVED THIS RECIPE!!! I absolutely hated my stupid cookie press from pampered chef and I found this recipe and it worked! They tasted great too. They were really light and just crumbled in my m...

I love to use this recipe whenever I need a quick, easy cookie! I found that adding mini-chocolate chips and pecans makes a wonderful addition and my husband can't get enough! He even came hom...

This is the easiest, best shortbread recipe I have come across. Worked easily in the cookie shooter. One hint - spray the decorator tips with PAM-type spray to keep them from sticking to shoot...

These are delicious and melt in your mouth. A very pretty addition to a cookie tray. I didn't have any trouble with them being too delicate. I added 1/4 powdered sugar to make them a bit swee...

I found this a great tasting shortbread and nice to work with in a press. The only recommendation I would suggest, is to keep the dough on the cool side so it breaks off the press easier.

BEST! and EASY!! I also added cocoa to half the dough then experimented with putting half white half chocolate down the cookie press. Then I rolled the white around the chocolate and they mad...

I just bought a cookie press specifically for shortbread cookies this holiday season. I was a little disappointed with this recipe when the dough was so thick it wouldn't go through my brand ne...

These cookies were the perfect texture for my cookie press and were a snap to make. The only bad part was that they didn't have much flavor. They were kind of bland and powdery instead of butt...

"Quick"?? No. It took 45 minutes to get the dough together, and then the time to press and cook the cookies. I nearly burned out my mixer trying to get this to blend through. The resulting ...