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Whether you’re making them for a party or just a fun night with the family, there’s always a great reason to bake a batch of cookies during the holidays. Try our favorite shortbread cookie recipe, it’s the perfect holiday treat! Always use the best ingredients possible for a better result.


  • 2 ¼ cups All-Purpose Flour

  • Pinch Salt

  • 1 tsp Baking Powder

  • ½ lb Butter, softened

  • 1 cup Sugar

  • 1 large Egg, beaten

  • 1/3 cup Dried Cranberries, chopped

  • 1 tbsp Orange Zests

  • ¼ cup Almonds, finely chopped

  • 1 cup Sliced Almonds

  • 1 large Egg white


  1. Preheat the oven to 350°.

  2. Sift together the flour, salt, & baking powder; set aside.

  3. Beat together the butter & sugar (with an electric mixer) until light & fluffy. Beat in the egg until well blended. Fold in the flour until just combined. Gently stir in the cranberries, orange zests & chopped almonds until just combined

  4. Using a small truffle/cookie scoop, portion out the dough onto a sheet tray lined with either parchment or a nonstick baking mat.

  5. Place egg white in a shallow bowl. Fill another shallow bowl with sliced almonds. Dip each cookie into egg white, then into sliced almonds to coat. Place on baking sheet. Repeat with remaining dough.

  6. Bake in the oven for about 12-15 minutes until just starting to turn golden brown. Remove to a cooling rack. Dust with confectioner’s sugar to coat.

  7. You can also ad some jam in the middle of the cookie before or after baking. See picture below


·         Mixing Bowls

·         Electric mixer

·         Lined baking sheet