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Whipped Shortbread Cookies (4 Ingredients)

These whipped shortbread cookies are buttery, light, and so moist. The best part? They only require 4 simple ingredients you likely already have!
Course Cookies
Cuisine American
Keyword cookies recipe, shortbread cookies
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 40 Cookies
Calories 147kcal
Author Natalya Drozhzhin



  • Using a stand mixer or a hand mixer, combine softened butter, flour, cornstarch, and sugar. Beat the batter for at least 10 minutes, or until you get a very air, fluffy consistency.
    Mixing bowl with ingredients, another bowl with whisked cookie dough.
  • Using a cookie scoop, portion out the cookie dough, placing the pieces on a lined baking sheet as you go. If you wish, add sprinkles to the top of each cookie.
    Baking sheet with cookie dough, another sheet with sprinkles
  • Bake the cookies at 300°F for about 20-25 minutes, or until the bottoms turn golden brown. Let the cookies rest for about 5 minutes before serving. Enjoy!
    several cookies on a towel


Calories: 147kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 24mg | Sodium: 2mg | Potassium: 13mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 284IU | Calcium: 4mg | Iron: 1mg