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chocolate shortbread cookies

Slice and Bake Chocolate Shortbread (Gluten Free, Vegan).

These chocolate shortbread cookies are light, delicious, and so easy to make!

Course Dessert
Cuisine Dairy Free, gluten free, vegan.
Keyword chocolate shortbread cookies, slice and bake shortbread
Prep Time 2 hours 10 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Servings 20
Calories 128 kcal
Author Kelly Roenicke



  1. Put the vegan buttery spread, confectioner's sugar, and vanilla extract in a bowl and beat until smooth, scraping down the sides of the bowl if needed.

  2. Add the gluten free flour, cocoa powder, and salt, and mix on low speed until combined.

  3. Divide the dough in half, and place each half on a piece of waxed paper. Shape into logs and wrap in the waxed paper. Refrigerate for at least two hours.

  4. Preheat the oven to 350 degrees and line two cookie sheets with parchment paper.

  5. Cut the logs of dough into 1/2 inch slices. Place on the cookie sheets with 1 1/2 inches in between them.

  6. Bake at 350 degrees for 13-16 minutes. Allow to cool fully on the baking sheet before moving.

Recipe Notes

Serving size is one cookie.

This dough can be frozen - wrap in waxed paper and then foil, and store in the freezer for up to three months. Allow to thaw slightly before slicing.

Nutrition Facts
Slice and Bake Chocolate Shortbread (Gluten Free, Vegan).
Amount Per Serving
Calories 128 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Fat 8g12%
Saturated Fat 2g13%
Sodium 132mg6%
Potassium 25mg1%
Carbohydrates 14g5%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 6g7%
Protein 1g2%
Vitamin A 432IU9%
Calcium 9mg1%
Iron 1mg6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.