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Baby Shower Shortbread Cookies

Baby Shower Shortbread Cookies

Decorated shortbread cookies for a Baby Shower!
Course Cookies, Dessert
Cuisine International
Author Manuela Zangara



  1. Cut out and bake the cookies as per this recipe.
  2. Once the cookies have cooled down, prepare the Royal Icing (you can find the recipe and a list of all the tools you need here) and colour it with food colouring (both gels and liquid).
  3. The technique is the same as the one I use for sugar cookies. You start by outlining the shapes with a very thin line of icing and then fill it in (“flooding”). Some people use a thinner consistency of icing to flood the cookies, but I used the same icing (a bit thicker) to outline and flood because it saved me time. Also, I did not have all the tools I needed (I only had a #2 tip and only 1 of those!), so I wanted to keep the icing types to a bare minimum. I also made my own piping bags with baking paper…
  4. After flooding them, I let them dry for a couple of hours and then I used different colours to add more details.
  5. Let them dry overnight before serving them.