Honey Cinnamon Shortbread


  1. Pre heat oven to 180°C (160°c fan forced)
  2. Place baking paper on baking trays.
  3. Beat the butter and sugar together until creamy.
  4. Sift flour and salt together and fold into the butter and sugar mixture.
  5. On a floured surface, knead mixture until smooth.
  6. Roll the dough out to 1cm thickness. Dust top surface with flour and using the palm of your hand, smooth over the top of the dough.
  7. Using a Christmas tree cutter, cut out each, using a palette knife to transfer to baking tray.
  8. Cook for 18 minutes or until light brown around the edges.
  9. Cool on the tray before transferring onto wire rack.
  10. Melt cubed butter and honey in a saucepan. Simmer for 2 mins while whisking together to combine. Once the shortbread is cooled, brush the honey butter mixture over each Christmas Tree cookie and sprinkle with cinnamon dust.

Recipe: Courtesy of Virginia, ALDI test Kitchen.