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Eggless Shortbread Cookies | Mommyhood's Diary

Eggless Shortbread Cookies

Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 55 minutes
Servings 38
Author Oriana Romero


  • 1 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1/3 cup confectioner’s sugar sifted
  • 10 1/2 tablespoons butter softened
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract


  • Sift flour and cornstarch into a mixing bowl. Set aside.
  • Beat sugar and butter with an electric mixer for 5 – 7 minutes, or until fluffy and and pale yellow. Add vanilla and mix to combine.
  • Add flour and cornstarch mixture and beat until dough forms.
  • Roll the dough out between two pieces of parchment paper to 1/4 inch thick. Refrigerate for 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350º F. Line two cookie sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
  • Using a 2 inches round cookie cutter, cut as many rounds as possible from the dough. Place them on cookie sheets.
  • Bake for 10 -12 minutes, or until light golden.
  • Allow to cool and enjoy


* If you want to make dulce de leche sandwiches like my photos just spread half of the cookies with dulce de leche and cover with the other half.
*You can find dulce de leche in the international aisle of the most grocery stores.