Our collection of buttery shortbread recipes can make the ideal edible gifts, or you could just gobble them all up on the day. We’ve got everything from traditional shortbread, chocolate shortbread, Greek shortbread, shortbread stars and gluten-free versios too.
Looking for more edible gifts for Christmas?
Choc fruit shortbread
Pistachio shortbread mounds
Rum and raisin shortbread
Guarantee you’ll be on Santa Claus’s ‘nice’ list if you leave these shortbread biscuits for him on Christmas Eve.
Christmas tree shortbreads
Get the kids involved in making these Christmas tree shortbreads. Those who can’t yet manage the cutting out will still have lots of (possibly very messy) fun decorating them.
As cute as…a button?
Light, zesty and crumbly, these beautiful shortbread biscuits are beautiful enjoyed with a cup of tea or given as gifts to loved ones.
Jam shortbread snowflakes
We used black cherry, raspberry and apricot jam to make these shortbread snowflakes, but you can use any flavour you like. You can make stars too.
Perfectly buttery, crumbly and melt-in-your-mouth vanilla shortbread cookies. Easy to make and even easier to eat. These are perfect for afternoon tea
Macadamia wattleseed shortbreads
Shortbread with an Aussie flair of macadamias and wattleseed. Crumbly and sweet with a touch of macadamia and native wattleseed for a tasty twist
Festive walnut shortbread
These sweet walnut shortbread cookies make the ultimate edible Christmas gifts for friends and family. Our recipe is easy to follow and super tasty.
Melt-in-the-mouth eggnog shortbreads
Chocolate & cardamom shortbread
Irresistibly crumbly and buttery, shortbread has been a year-round favourite biscuit for centuries.
Gluten-free Scottish shortbread
Butttery, sweet and crumbly, shortbread is the ideal gluten-free biscuit!
Chocolate pistachio shortbread
Give your traditional shortbread a twist with this chocolate pistachio shortbread recipe from the Women’s Weekly! Delicious as an afternoon tea treat, or wrapped in cellophane for homemade Christmas food gift.
Perfect as a festive season gift or special treat, these buttery shortbread rise to new heights with the pairing of vanilla and cinnamon.
Sandwiched with brandy butter cream, these stacked hazelnut and orange spice cookies make a stunning Christmas treat.
Caramel-filled orange shortbreads
Sweet, crumbly and utterly indulgent, enjoy a piece of this beautiful chocolate shortbread with a cuppa for morning or afternoon tea. Or, make it for your loved ones – it’s the perfect gift for Christmas or birthdays.
Nutty shortbread balls
Pop a few of these tasty treats in your mouth for a light afternoon snack. The soft shortbread balls are filled with crunchy almond chunks, perfect with a cup of tea or coffee.
Lemon and poppyseed shortbread
Latte shortbread stars
Give the gift of something sweet.