whipped shortbread cookies

Whipped Shortbread Cookies

Easy whipped shortbread cookie recipe with mini chocolate chips that is melt in your mouth delicious.

Course cookies, Dessert
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 139 kcal


  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup powdered sugar (sifted)
  • 1/4 tsp kosher salt
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 tsp vanilla
  • 1 1/2 cup all purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup mini semi sweet chocolate chips


  1. Preheat oven to 325 degrees.  Line two baking sheets with parchment paper.

  2. In stand mixer cream together butter and sugar until fluffy.  Add in salt, cornstarch, vanilla and flour.  Beat well.  On low speed, stir in chocolate chips until combined.

  3. Scoop a tablespoon of dough and roll into a ball with hands.  Place cookie dough ball on baking sheet and press top lightly with a fork.  Alternatively, you can scoop out a tablespoon of dough with your spoon and place on baking tray for a less uniformed look.

  4. Bake for 15-20 minutes, until lightly browned on top.  Do not overcook.  The cookies should look white.  Cool on pan for 5 minutes, then move to wire rack for further cooling.  Enjoy!

Recipe Notes

Adapted from An Italian in my Kitchen

Nutrition Facts
Whipped Shortbread Cookies
Amount Per Serving
Calories 139 Calories from Fat 81
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 9g 14%
Saturated Fat 5g 25%
Cholesterol 20mg 7%
Sodium 92mg 4%
Potassium 38mg 1%
Total Carbohydrates 12g 4%
Sugars 4g
Protein 1g 2%
Vitamin A 4.8%
Calcium 0.6%
Iron 3.7%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.