These Lemon Basil Shortbread Cookies will melt in your mouth and are the perfect blend of bright lemon and fragrant basil. These easy to make, buttery cookies are perfect for tea time, holidays or a special afternoon treat!
Prep Time: 15 Mins
- Powdered sugar - Lemon zest - Basil - All purpose flour - Salted butter frozen - Lemon juice - Water Garnish: - Coarse sugar or raw sugar - Lemon zest - Basil
Cook Time: 12 mins
Preheat the oven to 325°F and line one or two large baking sheets with parchment paper. Set aside.
In a large mixing bowl or the bowl of a stand mixer, combine the powdered sugar, basil and lemon zest. Beat together for two minutes or until the sugar is fragrant.
Whisk in the flour until combined. Grate the frozen butter and transfer to the mixing bowl. Beat in on low speed until evenly distributed and combined with the dry mixture.