Christmas Tree Shortbread Biscuits

Shortbread is a traditional Christmas treat that is perfect for cutting into shapes such as Christmas trees, bells or holly.

  • 30 mins to prepare
  • 30 mins to cook
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250g butter, softened
3/4 cup Chelsea Icing Sugar
1/2 cup cornflour
1 1/2 cups standard grade flour
Extra Chelsea Icing Sugar to dust


Preheat oven to 150ºC. Beat butter & icing sugar until creamy. Mix in cornflour and flour. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1 cm thick and cut into Christmas shapes with a cookie cutter. Carefully place on a greased oven tray. Prick with a fork.
Bake for 25-30 minutes, until shortbread is pale but crisp. Cool on a wire rack and store in an airtight container.
To serve, dust with icing sugar.
Recipe supplied by Chelsea Sugar. For more inspiration go to www.chelsea.co.nz.

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