Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies

(Last Updated On: December 22, 2020)

These Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies are easy to make and the perfect addition to your holiday baking. Make and extra batch of these Santa Hat Shortbread Christmas Cookies this Christmas season and share with family and friends.

Easy Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies

Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies

I have the cutest cookie recipe for you guys today. With the holidays coming, I know we will all be baking up a storm, so I wanted to share something that is simple, sweet, and easy to make and decorate!

Santa Hat Christmas Cookies

Krusteaz sent me a bunch of easy to make cookie mixes so that I could spread the Christmas cheer with my friends, family, and neighbors this year and this Santa Hat Shortbread Cookie recipe will definitely be one of the favorites this year.

You only need a few ingredients, Krusteaz Shortbread Cookie Mix, butter, strawberries, frosting, white chocolate chips, and about 20 minutes to make these cookie for your next cookie swap, family function, or just as a special treat.  I love the natural sweetness that the strawberries add to these cookies, plus with that little white chocolate chip on top, it looks like Santa’s hat! 

Now, here is my Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies Recipe, be sure to Print It and Pin It so that you can make them year after year.

Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies recipe

Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies

How cute are these Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies? Celebrate the season with these adorable holiday cookies that are fit for Santa himself!
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Course: Dessert
Cuisine: Christmas
Keyword: christmas, christmas cookies, cookies, dessert
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 12 minutes
Author: Tracy

Ingredients

  • 1 box of Krusteaz Shortbread Cookie Mix
  • 1 1/2 sticks of unsalted butter - softened
  • Strawberries
  • Whipped white frosting
  • White chocolate chips if desired

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  • Make the shortbread cookie mix according to the box
  • Roll the dough into 2-2 1/2 inch balls
  • Using the palm of your hand or the bottom of a glass jar, lightly flatten the cookie balls
  • Bake 10-15 mins until golden brown on the edges
  • Allow to cool
  • Spread on the white frosting
  • Top with strawberry (with stem cut off)
  • Put a dab of frosting on the top of the strawberry
  • Place white chocolate chips on the frosting if desired
  • Share with friends and family
  • Enjoy the holidays!
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Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies

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Happy Holidays!

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28 thoughts on “Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies

  1. These cookies are so cute and easy to make. Plus, I love the idea of fresh strawberries, which I love. But, overall my favorite cookies are chocolate chip cookies!

  2. These are so cute. Grandkids would love to make these. Thanks for sharing. I didn’t realize Krusteaz made cookie mix as well.
    Carol L

  3. ALLWAYS A FAVORITE IN MY HOUSE SO LONG AS I’m NOT THE ONE BAKING COOKIES HOWEVER WE DO HAVE SEVERAL TYPES THIS TYPE OF YEAR CHOCOLATE CHIP PEANUT BUTTER CHIP BUTTERSCOTCH CHIPS MMCOOKIES HOILDAY FAVORITES

  4. I love the Santa Hat Shortbread Cookies, they are so cute and original. My sons would love to decorate them.

  5. I love shortbread cookies!! I would try cool whip with M&Ms or chocolate chip morsels. A couple of my grandkids like Nutella, hey may spread that on their cookies. To me, plain is just fine.

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