Shortbread Cookies are crunchy, buttery cookies that have a lot of flavor and almost no fuss. These Shortbread Cookies with Spice are perfect for fall and holiday entertaining and will fill your home with the most beautiful aroma!
In a large mixing bowl or stand mixer, cream butter and sugar until fluffy, about 3-5 minutes.
Gradually add flour, ground cinnamon, ginger and cloves.
Cover dough and refrigerate for 30 minutes (no more), while preheating oven to 325°F.
Using a small cookie dough scoop or teaspoon, and the palm of your hands, make 1" dough balls. Press with a sugar coated glass. Optional: follow using a cookie stamp.
Bake 12 minutes or until lightly golden. Allow to cool 1 minute. Transfer to a wire baking rack to cool.
These cookies stack beautifully, making them great for gifting and when using a cookie scoop to keep the size consistent, it yields about 3 dozen.Line baking sheet with parchment paper for easy cleanup!