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Shortbread Wedges

  • prep: 10 mins
    total time: 45 mins
  • servings: 8




  • 1 stick unsalted butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup confectioners' sugar


  1. Step 1

    Preheat oven to 300 degrees. In mixing bowl, cream butter. Add flour and sugar; mix just to combine (chill 10 minutes if too soft).

  2. Step 2

    Pat into an 8-inch round cake pan; crimping edge with a floured fork. Bake until firm and slightly browned, 30 to 35 minutes (drape with foil if browning too quickly). Immediately score into eight wedges; cool completely. Turn out of pan; slice with a serrated knife.

Everyday Food, October 2003



Reviews (2)

  • ShannonMarie1212 20 Mar, 2011

    Simple and delicious. I used a square pan and cut the cookies into 16 squares.

  • srrizzo 24 Jan, 2008

    This is my stand by recipe for shortbread. Simple is perfect.