50 Lemon Shortbread Recipes


Looking for lemon shortbread? Here is our collection of 50 delicious meal ideas, including: Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread. Asiago Lemon Thyme Shortbread. Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread.


Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread

This unusual Scottish Lemon Sugar Shortbread is made with a fabulous sugar infused with lemon rind --- the lemon flavor really pops!


Asiago Lemon Thyme Shortbread

Asiago Lemon Thyme Shortbread is a buttery, savory shortbread cracker perfect for the cocktail hour!


Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread

Meyer Lemon and Dark Chocolate Shortbread ~ get ready to pucker up for this buttery confection pairing dark chocolate and tart lemon!


Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust

My Lemon Tart with Poppy Seed Shortbread Crust is perfect for sweetening up the last weeks of winter. It's the ultimate lemon dessert!


Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Poppy Seed Buttercream

Lemon Layer Cake with Lemon Poppy Seed Buttercream ~ a 3 layer cake topped with a lemon poppy seed frosting.  The ultimate lemon poppy seed cake recipe!


Blood Orange Lemon Bars

And my obsession with blood oranges continues (example here and here).... When I first picked up a bag of blood oranges at the grocery store the first thing I wanted to make with them was actually these blood orange lemon bars. I love a good lemon ba...


Dark Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Shortbread

Chocolate Chip Pumpkin Shortbread ~ Is it possible that there are still some of you out there who haven’t discovered the joy of pumpkin with chocolate?  If so, here’s your chance to get with it. If you follow this blog you probably alrea...


Pecan Pie Shortbread

I’m in love with this recipe — Part cookie, part pie, Pecan Pie Shortbread is a fun twist on tradition.  It looks just like a classic pie, but underneath the crunchy pecans there’s a thick layer of  buttery vanilla shortbread.  I...


Flourless Warm Lemon Pudding Cake

Flourless Warm Lemon Pudding Cake ~ this easy self-saucing lemon sponge cake is magical. Use Meyer lemons or regular lemons for this tangy dessert.


Cranberry and Orange Shortbread

Fancy a shortbread with your cup of tea? Why not try and make these Cranberry and Orange Shortbread!


Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Shortbread

Bittersweet Chocolate Chip Shortbread ~ this classic buttery shortbread studded with chunky bittersweet chocolate chips melts in your mouth!


Espresso Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies

Espresso Hazelnut Shortbread Cookies are a basic shortbread recipe made with strong espresso and ground hazelnuts for a refined flavor.


White Chocolate Chip Pecan Shortbread Cookies

This easy White Chocolate Chip Pecan Shortbread Cookie recipe makes the perfect delicate, shortbread cookies. The slice and bake dough freezes well, too!


Maida Heatter’s Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Maida Heatter's Chocolate Shortbread Cookies are simple slice and bake shortbread cookies that pack a rich chocolatey punch!


Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Bars

Cranberry Walnut Shortbread Bars feature a buttery walnut shortbread crumble crust filled with a gorgeous tangy cranberry curd!


Maple Walnut Shortbread Cookies

Maple Walnut Shortbread Cookies ~ maple infused and packed with nuts, this takes my classic slice and bake shortbread cookie recipe to a whole new level.


Pistachio Shortbread Cookies

Pistachio Shortbread Cookies ~ a buttery shortbread slice and bake cookie recipe loaded with fresh pistachios! These easy cookies melt in your mouth!


Cornish Clotted Cream Shortbread

Cornish Clotted Cream Shortbread, an authentic Scottish shortbread recipe that uses clotted cream to make a luxurious afternoon tea treat.


Orange Blossom Shortbread

Orange Blossom Shortbread is an easy, buttery, and unique, shortbread cookie.  These cookies go perfectly with afternoon tea, and they make a beautiful gift.


Almond Shortbread Bars

Almond Shortbread Bars ~ an easy shortbread dessert recipe infused with a homemade almond paste, and topped with a to-die-for sweet almond glaze!


Sicilian Lemon and Pepper Pasta

Sicilian Lemon and Pepper Pasta literally bursts with sunny Mediterranean flavor, and it takes just minutes to throw together this wonderful meatless meal! This simple pasta dish is just the kind of thing I rely on to get me through especially busy w...


Milk Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

These are simply the best chocolate chip cookies ~ it's an easy recipe with the melt in your mouth texture of shortbread!


Grain-Free Shortbread Cookies

These 5-ingredient Grain-Free Shortbread Cookies are both paleo and vegan. This easy recipe is the perfect addition to your cookie tray.


Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

When someone says "this is the best cookie I have ever had" I waste about 0.001 seconds tracking down the recipe and trying to recreate it at home. That is exactly the story behind these chocolate chunk shortbread cookies.


Vanilla Bean Shortbread Tea Cookies

Vanilla Bean Shortbread Cookies are a simple, buttery, and utterly delicious cookie perfect for afternoon tea, an after school snack, or any occasion.


Milk Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Shortbread Cookies

These Milk Chocolate Chip Peanut Butter Shortbread Cookies are an easy slice and bake chocolate chip cookie enriched with peanut butter!


Turkish Coffee Shortbread Cookies

Buttery and delicious Turkish Coffee Shortbread Cookies with a combination of strong coffee and warm cardamom flavors ~ these are cookies to linger over!


Double Dark Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

If you love chocolate, you're going to flip for these easy Double Dark Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies --- this is the best slice and bake cookie ever!


Butter Pecan Shortbread

Butter Pecan Shortbread is a buttery treat made with just a few ingredients.


Chocolate Walnut Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Walnut Shortbread Cookies ~ if a cookie and a brownie had a baby they might come up with a delicious buttery cookie like this!


Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies ~ this easy slice and bake chocolate chip cookie recipe is everybody's favorite!


Espresso Sugar Shortbread with Toasted Hazelnuts

Espresso Sugar Shortbread with Toasted Hazelnuts is the perfect coffee break treat - if your energy is flagging, this will perk you right up!


Rhubarb Shortbread Crumble Tart

Rhubarb Shortbread Crumble Tart ~ this juicy rhubarb tart recipe with a buttery oatmeal crumble topping makes the perfect easy spring dessert.


Rosemary and Marmalade Shortbread Crumble Tart

Tangerine Shortbread Tart with Rosemary ~ an easy crumble tart infused with a hint of fresh rosemary ~ perfect for breakfast, brunch, or afternoon tea!


Meyer Lemon Macadamia Crumble Squares

Meyer Lemon Macadamia Crumble Squares is a buttery shortbread recipe full of the unique sweet citrus flavor of Meyer lemons and crunchy macadamia nuts.


Lemon Slice Cookies

Sometimes I get inspiration from the strangest places. The inspiration for this recipe was a random Instagram picture that someone took of those lemon slice candies. "Wouldn't those make cute cookies", I thought to myself. So I set out...


Lemon Poppy Seed Squares

Lemon Poppy Seed Squares ~ these tangy squares are packed with lemony flavor and a delicate crunch. If you ask me the relative success of any lemon cake resides in its glaze.  It has to be thin enough to spread out and have a nice glossy sheen, but ...


Nutty Pecan Shortbread Cookies

Coppersmith Michael Bonne is the fourth in my Sunday series featuring American Artisans. There are so many exceptionally talented craftspeople across the country who share a love of all things handmade, and this is my chance to introduce them to you....


Blueberry Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Buttercream

Blueberry Zucchini Snack Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ this easy snack cake combines the best of summer into one delicious treat, and since blueberries, zucchini, and lemons are available all year round, you never have to go without this yummy cake!


Vanilla Lemon Posset

Silky smooth, super light and tart, with just a hint of vanilla, this lemon posset recipe is just the zest! So if life gives you lemons...


Strawberry Lemon Blondies

Strawberry Lemon Blondies ~ this easy strawberry dessert is moist and dense, (like soft shortbread) with lots of fresh strawberries and tangy lemon.


Flourless Whole Meyer Lemon Cake

This naturally gluten free Flourless Whole Meyer Lemon cake is made with the entire lemon, peel and all, in the Mediterranean tradition, it has a tender texture and an explosive lemon flavor.


Simple lemon cake (V)

So, if life gives you lemon... make lemon cake! This simple lemon cake recipe is perfect for everyday baking and absolutely delicious!


Lemon Sugar Crumb Cake

Lemon Sugar Crumb Cake is a mile high coffee cake with a delicate fresh lemon flavor, it's made with my special lemon infused sugar!


Easy Vegan Lemon Loaf

This ridiculously easy lemon loaf topped with a sweet-tart lemon glaze is to die for! This recipe is simple, vegan, and a must have for all lemon lovers!


Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake

Lemon Yogurt Breakfast Cake, or Ciambella ~ this is a classic Italian style lemon bundt cake with lots of lemony flavor and a delicate crumb. Pair it with a good cup of coffee and you've got the start to a great day.


Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream

Banana Poppy Seed Cake with Lemon Buttercream ~ an easy snack cake made with bananas and poppy seeds, generously topped with a lemon frosting ~ you can whip up this easy one bowl cake in no time.


Farfalle with Salmon, Lemon and Peas

This Farfalle with Salmon, Lemon, and Peas is a deliciously easy pasta recipe with chunks of tender salmon, and peas in a to-die-for creamy lemon sauce!


Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake

Blueberry Lemon Pound Cake is a quick and easy one bowl recipe that showcases one of my favorite flavor combinations, juicy blueberries and tangy lemon!


Stop Wasting Time Searching for Recipes

Let them come to YOU with HeyFood

  Over 5,000 recipes like this one, matched to your tastes

  Eliminate the age-old problem "what's for dinner?"

  Support for most major diets and allergies

No, thanks