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Air Fryer Shortbread

Air Fryer Shortbread. How to air fry Scottish shortbread fingers, round shortbread biscuits and shortbread balls.
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Total Time18 mins
Course: Dessert, Snack
Cuisine: Air Fryer
Servings: 6
Calories: 408kcal


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Air Fryer Shortbread Recipe Ingredients:


  • Load into a bowl your flour, sugar, and butter. If you have not done so already, use a knife to chop your butter into small chunks as it will make the prep quicker.
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  • Using your hands rub the fat into the flour and sugar until it resembles breadcrumbs. Then combine together and knead a little until it makes a soft shortbread dough.
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  • Flour a clean kitchen worktop and flour a rolling pin too and roll out your shortbread.
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  • Use cookie cutters if making festive shortbread or use rounds for traditional shortbread cookies and cut into your desired shapes.
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  • Add a layer of foil into the air fryer basket and then place the shortbread over it.
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  • Air fry for 8 minutes at 180c/360f then allow to cool.
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Festive. If decorating wait until cool before adding decorations to your shortbread.
Size. You can do any shape or size that you want. You can also make shortbread balls with the leftovers like I do.
Additions. You can also add in extras such as chocolate powder, chocolate chips, vanilla essence etc.
Thanks for reading our air fryer shortbread recipe on Recipe This. We have many more air fryer recipes for you to check out next. Though if you would like to try more air fryer baking recipes, I recommend you try our air fryer chocolate cake next.


Calories: 408kcal | Carbohydrates: 43g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 15g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 6g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 63mg | Sodium: 209mg | Potassium: 49mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 730IU | Calcium: 13mg | Iron: 1mg
Nutrition InfoPlease Note: Nutrition values are our best estimate based on the software we use at Recipe This and are meant as a guide. If you rely on them for your diet, use your preferred nutrition calculator.
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