The Best Scottish Shortbread Cookie Recipe

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If you are looking for an easy, yummy and amazing cookie recipe I have you covered. This is the best Scottish Shortbread cookie recipe you will ever try. I promise! You can find the printable recipe below as well as a free Christmas tag printable.A delicious shortbread cookie recipe and free Christmas printable tag.

Christmas Cookies

Baking Christmas cookies has become one of my very favorite family traditions. I get together with my mom and sister  a few weeks before Christmas and we spend half the day baking several dozen cookies. Our favorite cookie that we make every year are these Scottish Shortbread cookies. The recipe comes from my sister’s second grade teacher, Mrs. Martha Taylor. My lovely sister is 35 now so we have had it for awhile, which also means it’s been a keeper for several years! 😉 Scottish shortbread cookies that are delicious and easy to make!

5 Total Recipes

Bonus …today I have joined with 4 other blogging friends who are also sharing their favorite Christmas cookie recipes. If you are coming from Brendt over at She Gave It A Go, welcome! I am so excited to try her peanut butter blossom cookies! You can find the other cookie recipes at the bottom of my post.Shortbread cookie recipe perfect for Santa.

Shortbread cookies for Christmas.

Kids Can Even Make These

My kids love to jump in and help make these cookies. Since these shortbread cookies only call for three ingredients they are very child friendly and hard to mess up!Scottich Shortbread cookies that even your kids can make!

Make sure to cut your cookies as soon as you remove them from the oven.

Christmas Tags for Your Cookies

Today in addition to the best shortbread cookie recipe I am including a FREE Christmas tag printable for you as a way of saying thank you for following along with me and my blog! Just click the picture or blue link to print the gift tags to use however you like. I kept them simple so you wouldn’t have to use up too much ink from your printer. They are the perfect size for cookie bags and gift bags and they have plenty of room on the back to write a sweet note!

Black Christmas TagsMerry Christmas gift tag FREE printable.

Don’t they package up nicely? I promise that they are just as easy to eat and package as they are to make! 😉 You can find the printable recipe below!

The Best Scottish Shortbread Cookies

The best Scottish shortbread cookie recipe!

Cookies for Santa

There you have it,  my favorite cookies! I am thrilled to be sharing them with you and I would love to know if you try these delicious Scottish shortbread cookies.

Next, you can head over to my friend Desiree at Camelot Art Creations. She is sharing her cardamom cinnamon coconut snowflake cookies and below you can find four more cookie recipes perfect for Santa and his cup of milk!

5 Fabulous cookie recipes perfect for Santa!

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Midcounty Journal / Camelot Art Creations / The Tattered Pew

Merry Christmas my friends and happy baking!



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  1. Kelly, oh wow my friend! This sound so yummy, I cannot wait to make them with our family this holiday season. It’s a true honor to be on this cookie hop with you and so grateful for all the hard work you poured into organizing it. xoxo-Brendt

  2. Number one, look at those beautiful Bokeh shots! Thank you so much for putting this together and inviting me! These look amazing and saving it to make!

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