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Skillet Almond Shortbread Recipe

Skillet Almond Shortbread Recipe

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  • Author: Nicole Nared-Washington from Brown Sugar Food Blog
  • Total Time: 45 mins
  • Yield: 8-10 1x


This Skillet Almond Shortbread is buttery and nutty. This is perfect for a snack or a rustic dessert. The best thing is that this recipe is made using common ingredients.


  • 1 ½ c. + 2 tbsp. Sugar
  • 1 ½ sticks unsalted butter, melted
  • 2 eggs
  • 1 ½ c. flour
  • ½ tsp. Salt
  • 1 tsp. Almond extract
  • 1 tsp. Vanilla extract
  • ½ c. sliced almonds


  1. Preheat oven to 350 Degrees. Line a medium sized cast iron skillet with aluminum foil and spray with baking spray.
  2. In a large mixing bowl, add the melted butter, 1 ½ cups of sugar, and eggs and stir until well mixed. Sift in the flour and salt and mix until well blended. Add in both extracts and stir. Pour in the shortbread batter into the lined cast iron skillet. Smooth the top and sprinkle with sliced almond and sugar.
  3. Bake for 30-35 minutes until topos is golden brown. Use the foil to lift the shortbread out of the skillet. Allow to cool for 15 minutes and serve or cut into triangles and store in an airtight container.
  • Prep Time: 10 mins
  • Cook Time: 35 mins
  • Category: Dessert