Walkers Shortbread Cookies

Walkers Shortbread Cookies

These Shortbread Cookies are literally melt in your mouth and require just 3 ingredients. You can have them anytime of the year.
Course Dessert
Cuisine British
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 40 minutes
Servings 18 ( makes 36 cookies )
Calories 219kcal
Author Chichi Uguru


  • 3/4 pound salted butter
  • 1 cup confectioners sugar
  • 3-1/2 cups flour
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 1/4 cup white sanding sugar ( optional)
  • 1 tsp butter flavor ( optional)


  • Preheat oven to 350ºF
  • Line you 15 by 10 inch cookie sheet with parchment paper making sure it overlaps
  • With a hand mixer or stand mixer, mix the butter and sugar till fluffy then Mix in the butter and vanilla flavor.
    walkers shortbread cookies
  • Add the flour in two batches. Mix in the first batch then add the second batch and mix till just combined. Do not over mix
  • With your hand bring the dough together to form a ball.
    walkers shortbread cookies
  • Transfer to the lined baking pan and press down dough till it takes the shape of the pan.
    walkers shortbread cookies dough pressed into a 9x13 pan
  • You can use a small rolling pin to roll over the top to smoothen it or you use a fondant smoother to try to make sure it’s evenly pressed down.
  • Put in the oven and allow to bake for about 20 mins bring it out and use a knife and slice it through to the finger size you want I got 36 shortbread fingers. Then prick surface lightly with fork. Sprinkle white sanding sugar all over surface.
    walkers shortbread cookies
  • Put back in the oven and allow to bake for another 10 to 12 mins or until edges are golden brown. Turn off heat of the oven and allow cookies cool in the oven with the door ajar.
  • After about 10 mins with the help of the overlapping parchment paper, lift out the cookies from the pan. Enjoy with warm milk.
  • This is definitely the cookie Santa would love