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Shortbread Cookies (SCD)

These are really nice shortbread cookies.


Shortbread Cookies (SCD)

Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: American
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 21 minutes
Servings: 12
Calories: 201kcal
Author: Chef Verde
These are a tender, slightly sweet, and buttery cookie. They could quickly become a family-favorite.
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  • 2 cup almond flour fine, blanched
  • 6 tbsp unsalted butter softened
  • 3 tbsp honey raw
  • 2 pinch sea salt omit if using salted butter
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla *optional:1/2 tsp. vanilla or almond extract
  • 50 g pecan or walnuts chopped, optional


  • Preheat oven to 330 F.
  • Mix all the ingredients in a small bowl until a batter forms
  • Refrigerate for 30 minutes
  • Use a 2 tbsp scoop or ice cream scoop to put dough onto an ungreased cookie sheet or parchment paper.
  • Flatten dough using a fork with crisscross design :>).
    shortbread dough
  • Bake for 21 minutes until lightly browned. Cookies will still be soft, but will firm up on cooling.


Note: For thicker cookies, I recommend chilling the batter in the fridge for 30 minutes before scooping and baking.


Calories: 201kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 15mg | Sodium: 7mg | Potassium: 17mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 175IU | Calcium: 44mg | Iron: 1mg