Latte Stand Shortbread Cookies With Pink Frosting Recipe

Latte Stand Shortbread Cookies With Pink Frosting Recipe

Shortbread Cookies With Pink Frosting are a special treat. A basic shortbread cookie requires no eggs. In fact, in the original Greek translation, “shortbread” means “no eggs”. Okay, not really, I just love to play Balderdash once and awhile off the game board. I also like to talk like Raj from Big Bang theory, but that doesn’t read as easily in a blog post. I do not like to be plain…


… unless, of course, it involves these cookies. You can never go wrong with a basic shortbread cookie.

Shortbread Cookies With Pink Frosting

Preheat oven to 350°F.


  • Cream together:
    • 2 cups unsalted butter
    • 1 cup sugar

    Add & beat together well:

    • 1 tablespoon vanilla extract
    • 1 teaspoon baking powder
    • 2 teaspoons sea salt
    • 3 cups flour


Roll out dough on a floured surface. Cut into large hearts (or circles).

Place on cookie sheet and bake for about 10 minutes or until light golden brown.

Allow cookies to cool on a rack or a clean kitchen towel.

After cooled, frost with happy pink frosting. Makes about one dozen 5-inch cookies.

Pink Frosting

  • 1/4 cup unsalted butter, softened
  • 2 cups powdered sugar
  • Dash of sea salt
  • A dash of pink food coloring (or tiny amount of red food coloring)

Combine frosting ingredients in mixer then add pink food coloring & continue to mix in until frosting is beautiful pink color.

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