4.3 rating. The flaky, delicious cookie is the perfect base for these salted caramel shortbread bars! They may look fancy but, trust me, if you are after an easy cookie recipe this is it. I also like a pinch of salt in shortbread so I tend to use salted butter. Welcome to my Christmas Gift Guide Part 2, which is all about food.My Christmas Gift Guide Part 1 covers a select few items related to drinks.. 2 cups (4 sticks) unsalted butter, softened ; 1 and 1/4 cup granulated sugar; 1/3 cup brown sugar; 1 tablespoon vanilla; 4 cups all-purpose flour; 1 1/2 teaspoons salt; 1/2 cup pecans, chopped; 12 oz fresh cranberries (3 cups) Preparation. 4.3. Rated by 24 reviewers. Here are a few tips for getting the perfect bars: How to make Christmas shortbread: Christmas shortbread is one of my favorite holiday treats! But before we get to the gifts, let’s talk about the headline act, these rather pretty lemon shortbread cookies. Serves 12 Prep 15m Cook 45m . Christmas time is almost here! Ingredients. I love the combination of butter, sugar, and flour. Print recipe. I love making these shortbread bar cookies! by Justine Lim December 24, 2019 0 0 0 0 0. Credit: Gerald Lee. Almond bars are the best buttery Christmas shortbread bars with that insanely delicious almond extract flavor and crunchy roasted almonds on top. Cranberry Shortbread Bars for a Quaint Christmas Snack. Christmas Shortbread Bars (Only 4 Ingredients) Easy Christmas Dessert Recipe? It is the time for forgiveness,sharing and of course enjoying a grand feast of delicious food with friends, family and loved ones. The almond glaze on these cookies is something I like to add to my coffee the entire month of December, but maybe that’s too much information. It literally took me two minutes to whip these up & put them in the oven. Yes, Please! Cranberry Shortbread Bars. I used my sisters 4 Ingredient Sugar Cookie Bars Recipe & topped it with Christmas colored sprinkles.