Lemon Basil Shortbread Cookies

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About Lemon Basil Shortbread Cookies

This is an amazing flavor combination for cookies. Lemon zest gives them really refreshing feel, while Basil adds to health properties. Together they make the cookies so fresh. These Lemon Basil Shortbread cookies are very simple to make with very few ingredients and steps, yet so flavorful, it's a must try.
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Recipe Time & More

Prep Time10 minutes
Cook Time15 minutes
Total Time25 minutes
Servings - 4


  • 1 cup Whole Wheat Flour
  • 1/4 cup Butter
  • 1/4 cup Sugar
  • handful handful Basil
  • 1-2 tsp Salt skip if you are using salted butter, or as per taste
  • 2 Lemon a tsp zest
  • 1 tbsp Milk


  • Churn the sugar, basil leaves and lemon zest together in a food processor for few seconds
  • Take out this lemon basil sugar in a mixing bowl and add butter to it, mix very well till everything is combined completely
  • Add flour, salt and a tbsp of milk and make the dough(you can add some more milk to make the dough if required). Let the dough rest in fridge for an hour
  • Take out the dough and cut cookies out of it in your favorite shape, line them on a baking tray
  • Bake in a preheated oven at 160 degrees for 12-15 minutes till you see light brown color on sides

Recipe Notes

They store well in an airtight jar on room temprature up to a month.
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Priyanka Gandhi Mehta
Priyanka Gandhi Mehta

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