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Plate of Christmas Shortbread Bites

Christmas Shortbread Bites

Christmas Shortbread Bites are SUPER ADDICTIVE little squares of buttery goodness! A fun alternative to the standard Christmas cookie!
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Chilling time 30 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 247kcal
Author Teri


  • 3 sticks butter softened
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 3 ½ cups all-purpose flour
  • ¼ teaspoon salt
  • 3 tablespoons sprinkles


  • Mix softened butter with sugar and vanilla.
  • Mix flour and salt.
  • Mix butter mixture into flour mixture, until a crumbly dough is formed. Add sprinkles and mix.
  • Dump cookie dough out onto parchment paper or foil, and form into a firmly packed rectangle shape that is 1 inch in height.
  • Chill dough in refrigerator for at least 30 minutes.
  • Preheat oven to 350°F.
  • After dough has chilled, cut dough into 1 inch slices, and then into 1 inch cubes. Place cubes onto a silicone mat lined baking pan or a baking pan sprayed with cooking spray.
  • Bake for 20 minutes or until slightly golden brown on the bottom edges.


Serving size is approximately 10 cookie bites.


Serving: 0g | Calories: 247kcal | Carbohydrates: 28g | Protein: 2g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 9g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 36mg | Sodium: 151mg | Potassium: 27mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 424IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 7mg | Iron: 1mg