June's Shortbread

These Christmas Shortbread Cookies are so easy and delicious! Fill the middle with anything from strawberry jam to nutella! Enjoy!

Course Dessert
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 1 hour
Servings 60 pieces
Calories 65 kcal
Author My Mom's friend named June



  • 2/3 cup jam preserves or nutella


US Customary - Metric


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  2. Line baking sheet with parchment paper and set aside.
  3. In a large bowl, mix butter, sugar, vanilla and flour together until incorporated. Dough should hold its shape when squeezed together. Divide dough into 4 equal portions and form into logs down the length of the cookie sheet. Press your finger into the center to create an indent all down each log. Bake 12-15 minutes. Cool completely.
  4. Fill each log with jam.
  5. Mix all ingredients together for the icing until its the constancy of white school glue. Drizzle over each log generously. Cut into diagonal pieces once icing has set for 20 minutes or so.
Nutrition Facts
June's Shortbread
Amount Per Serving
Calories 65 Calories from Fat 27
% Daily Value*
Fat 3g5%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 8mg3%
Sodium 28mg1%
Potassium 8mg0%
Carbohydrates 8g3%
Sugar 4g4%
Vitamin A 95IU2%
Vitamin C 0.3mg0%
Calcium 2mg0%
Iron 0.2mg1%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.