6 Dessert Recipes Made From Shortbread Cookies Slideshow

Salted Vanilla Butterscotch Shortbread Bars

Jessie Oleson

This is a perfect bar cookie. It's a buttery, butterscotchy, rich and gooey, nutty-crunchy, and then oh my god there's salt on top sort of treat.

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Meyer Lemon Tart with Raspberry Thyme Sauce

Total Noms

A buttery and sweet crust made from shortbread cookies makes this tart unique. A simple recipe of lemon juice, eggs, and sugar creates an incredibly easy custard, and the raspberry and thyme sauce is the perfect finish. 

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Hazelnut Banoffee Tartlets

Big Apple Nosh

Banoffee pie, as tartlets. Shortbread cookies make these bite-sized desserts an easy feat, and real bananas and hazelnuts give it flavor and crunch. 

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Vanilla and Honey Shortbread Pie

Kayle Blogna

Vanilla and honey are two flavors that complement shortbread's warm and comforting taste, and this pie recipe combines the three in a creamy, indulgent pie. 

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Chocolate Pear Custard Tart with an Almond Shortbread Crust

Alejandra Ramos

As beautiful to look at as it is to taste, this custard tart is easy to make with the help of shortbread cookies. In this recipe, the pears are simply tossed with a bit of sugar, but if you'd like to anty up the flavor, gently poach the pear slices before layering them into the tart crust.  

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Meyer Lemon Raspberry Swirl Cheesecake

Susan Palmer

This cheesecake gets a dose of fresh, fruity flavors from Meyer lemons and raspberries. A buttery and sweet crust made from shortbread cookies proves to be the perfect match for the rich and creamy cake. 

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