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Easy Brown Sugar Shortbread Cookies

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Serves 20 cookies | 

A sweet treat that is great any time.


2 sticks unsalted butter, plus 2 teaspoons for butter sheets
1 cup packed light brown sugar
2 cups flour
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
Powdered sugar, for dusting


  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Lightly grease cookie sheets with 1 teaspoon of the butter each and set aside. 
  2. Place 2 sticks of butter into a large mixing bowl, use electric mixer to cream butter. Add brown sugar and beat until light. Add the flour, salt and cinnamon, mix until incorporated, being careful not to overmix. 
  3. Roll cookie dough into 18 balls. Place the dough into the prepared sheets. Bake until set and pale golden brown, about 12-15 minutes. Remove from the oven, let cool for 5 minutes.
  4. Sprinkle with powdered sugar and enjoy!
Course: Dessert
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