stack of shortbread cookies

Shortbread Cookies Recipe

The delicate flavors of these shortbread cookies will melt in your mouth with sweet buttery goodness. These cookies have 14% fewer calories and 100% less sugar* than the full-sugar version and with just 0 grams of sugar per serving, it’s a smarter way to enjoy a scrumptious treat. Makes 21 cookies.

Prep Time

15 minutes

Cook Time

10 minutes

Serving size

1 cookie (30g)


120 Calories


  • 1 cup unsalted butter, room temperature

  • ¾ cup Truvia For Baking Caster Sweetener

  • 1 large egg**

  • 1 tsp vanilla extract

  • 1 12 cups all-purpose flour

  • 2 Tbsp cornstarch

  • 14 tsp salt

**Please remember to wash hands, utensils, equipment, and work surfaces with hot, soapy water before and after they come in contact with raw egg.


  • 1.

    Assemble all ingredients; preheat oven to 350° F.

  • 2.

    Place butter, Truvia For Baking Caster Sweetener, sugar, egg and vanilla extract in a large mixing bowl with paddle attachment.

  • 3.

    Cream together ingredients for 1 12 minutes; set aside.

  • 4.

    Blend flour, cornstarch and salt together in a medium bowl.

  • 5.

    Fold dry ingredient mixture into the creamed mixture.

  • 6.

    Roll tablespoons of dough into 1-inch balls and place on cookie sheet approximately 2 inches apart.

  • 7.

    Bake in oven for 10-12 minutes or until edges of cookies are light golden brown.

  • 8.

    Place cookie sheet on cooling rack for 20 minutes before removing cookies.

  • 9.

    Store leftovers in a sealed container.

*Two cookies have 120 calories and 0 grams of sugar per serving, compared to the full-sugar version that has 140 calories and 7 grams of sugar per serving.

Truvia® For Baking Caster Sweetener contains chicory root fiber. This recipe has 2 grams of dietary fiber per serving.

Nutrition Per Serving / Per 100g

Total Fat 9g
Saturated Fat 6g
Trans Fat 0g
Cholesterol 35mg
Sodium 35mg
Total Carbohydrate 14g
Dietary Fiber 2g
Total Sugars 0g
Erythritol 5g
Protein 1g
Vitamin D 0% DV
Calcium 0% DV
Iron 2% DV
Potassium 0% DV