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Shortbread Biscuit Stars recipe

Shortbread Biscuit Stars Recipe

Homemade, buttery and melt-in-your-mouth traditional Scottish Shortbread Stars created from a simple, time-honoured recipe.





  • Step 1.

    Preheat oven to 150°C. Line 2 baking trays with greaseproof paper.
  • Step 2.

    In a mixing bowl whisk together flour, sugar until well combined.
  • Step 3.

    Add butter into the flour-sugar mixture and mix until a dough forms.
  • Step 4.

    Lightly flour a clean surface and roll out the dough to a thickness of about 1cm. Cut out star shapes using a star cookie cutter.
  • Step 5.

    Place biscuits onto the prepared baking tray and prick them with a fork.
  • Step 6.

    Bake in the oven for about 40-45 minutes, or until biscuits are golden
  • Step 7.

    After removing from the oven, sprinkle with sugar while still warm. Cool completely on a wire rack.


  1. 175 gPlain flour

  2. 125 gUnsalted butter, softened

  3. 50 gCaster sugar

  4. 20 gCaster sugar, for sprinkling

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