The award for best shortbread cookies in the world goes to my Dad. Hands down, no argument. His shortbread was rich and buttery, with just the right amount of sweetness. It was impossible to ever eat just one.
These cranberry & orange almond shortbread cookies may be small, but they are packed full of flavour. The bright, citrusy, orange zest is what really shines in these cookies, while the cranberries add a complimentary tartness against the subtle almond base.
I used to be a shortbread purist. I would only ever make pure, simple, unadulterated shortbread cookies until one day I was introduced to the wonder that is Mrs. Millard’s Toffee Shortbread.
I could write an entire book about my relationship with shortbread, and this savoury herb version has just added another chapter to my already buttery life story. Continue reading “Savoury Herb Shortbread”