Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread Cookies


byPrepared by Pastry Chef Paul Kelly

of The Merrion Hotel, Dublin  

If you have a 'things to do before I die' list - a stay in Dublin's iconic 5-Star Luxury Merrion Hotel should be right up there on the top of it! Step Read More
Prep Time

10 Minutes

Cooking Time

10 Minutes


A Party


Shortbread: (10 Cookies)

  • 225g Plain flour
  • 110g Cornflour
  • 110g Icing sugar
  • 225g Soft butter Icing
  • 100g Icing sugar
  • 16g Egg whites
  • Green food coloring


Mix all ingredients together in a mixing bowl using a spade until a dough is achieved. Rest over night in fridge. Roll out pastry (approximately 5ml thick) and cut with shamrock shaped cutter. Bake at 160°C for 8 minutes and cool.

To decorate: Mix the egg whites, icing sugar and food colouring together in a bowl and decorate each cookie.

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