Plant-Based Shortbread Cookies by Maya's Cookies

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This amazing shortbread cookie recipe from Maya Madsen of Maya's Cookies is the base recipe for some of her top-selling cookies.


1 cup Califia Farms Butter with Olive Oil

1 cup Califia Farms butter with Olive Oil

1/4 cup Granulated Sugar

2 teaspoons Vanilla Extract

2 cups Unbleached Flour

2 cups Pecans, finely chopped

2 cups Confectioner’s Sugar, sifted



Combine the butter, vanilla and sugar and  blend until creamy (use an electric mixer for best results)

Add the flour and pecans, mix until combined - about 1 minute 

Using an ice cream scoop, place balls of dough on a cookie sheet lined with parchment paper, 2 inches apart.

Bake in preheated oven until the balls begin to get light brown around the edges - approximately 18 minutes.

Remove from oven and cool.

Place confectioner’s sugar in a large bowl and gently dredge the cookies one at a time until completely coated

Serve with a tall glass of your favorite Califia plant-based milk and enjoy!

PRO TIP: Replace vanilla extract with Rum extract or Add 1 teaspoon of cinnamon along with the pecans