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Best Shortbread Crust

Shortbread crust made with sliced flour, butter, oats, confectioners sugar, slivered almonds, cardamen, zest
Course Dessert
Cuisine American
Keyword bar crust, cookies, pie crust, shortbread crust
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Servings 24
Calories 230kcal
Author Elise


  • cups flour
  • 1 cup quick oats
  • 1 cup confectioner's sugar
  • ¼ cup sliced almonds
  • ½ tsp cardamon spice
  • 2 lemons zest optional
  • 1 cup cold butter, 2 sticks cubed


  • Place all ingrediants in a food processor except butter. Process until just mixed. approx 15-20 seconds.
  • Add cubed butter to processor and process until just mixed and starts to ball up.
  • Place dough in a greased 9"x13" GLASS dish. Pat out with hands and fingers. Make sure you go up the sides of the dish with the dough making edges.
  • Bake at 350° for 20-25 mins. Or until just starting to turn golden on the edges.
  • Don't let it cool to much before you add the filling.