Toffee Shortbread Cookies


Toffee Shortbread Cookies

These Toffee Shortbread Cookies are the perfect buttery, crisp, not-too-sweet treat to enjoy with a cup of your favorite tea.

Plus, they’re so easy to whip up.  But do plan ahead because they need to be refrigerated overnight.  After pulling the log out of the refrigerator, simply slice and bake.

Toffee Shortbread CookiesThen enjoy!

Toffee Shortbread Cookies

Toffee Shortbread Cookies

Toffee Shortbread Cookies


  • 1 pound butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups powdered sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 5 cups all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup toffee bits (or more if you like lots)


  1. In a stand mixer combine the butter, sugar, salt, and vanilla. Beat until it's fluffy.
  2. Blend in the flour just until it's blended and the dough holds together.
  3. Add in the toffee bits.
  4. Form into a 12"x3"x2" log. Wrap the log in plastic wrap and chill overnight.
  5. Remove from the refrigerator and slice into 1/4" slices.
  6. Bake at 350 degrees on a greased cookie sheet for about 12 minutes or until the cookies are slightly browned
  7. Cool on a wire rack.


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One Response to Toffee Shortbread Cookies

  1. Just Plain Marie April 23, 2015 at 2:52 pm #

    I had never thought to make shortbread cookies like that. 🙂 I do looooove shortbread.

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