Shortbread can serve so many different purposes depending on what flavors are mixed in. Sweet or savory, crunchy or chewy, shortbread can satisfy that sweet tooth or be the perfect accompaniment to cheese and wine!

Today, I’m sharing 8 variations of shortbread to inspire you for your next gathering!

Shortbread Cookie Recipes

Shortbread Recipes

1: This recipe for Espresso Shortbread Cookies would be perfect with a warm cup of coffee.

2: These Chocolatey Shortbread Bites can easily satisfy that sweet tooth. A great combination of sweetness, crunchiness, and chocolate.

3: Dark Chocolate Salted Caramel Shortbread takes a classic cookie and really steps it up! I love the different layers and flavor combinations.

4: This recipe for Thyme Orange Cranberry Cookies packs so much into one little bite. Refreshing, sweet, and salty all at once!

Shortbread Recipes

5: These Brown Sugar and Cinnamon Shortbread Cookies are so idyllic. They look so perfect and made for an afternoon tea!

6: Pecan Shortbread Cookies in heart shapes! Drizzle these with chocolate and you’ve got a sweet treat.

7: This recipe for Toffee Lemon Shortbread combines many unique flavors! Delicious and great for “foodies”!

8: These Lavender Shortbread Cookies are so cute! I love the little stack, so cute tied with twine 🙂