A cookie made of flour, sugar, and much butter or other shortening.(noun)
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Use "shortbread" in a sentence
"Oh, and even more exciting about this shortbread is the fact that I used my homemade vanilla extract in the recipe."
"The shortbread is mixed with ground ginger, crystallized ginger, treacle and golden syrup, and comes out to be sweet, spicy, soft and crunchy all at the same time."
"This shortbread is baked in a pie or tart pan and is cut into wedges to serve."