Weight Watchers Recipes


These air fryer shortbread cookies are the perfect cookie recipe for all seasons! If you haven’t tried baking up a batch of cookies in your air fryer then you are leaving a lot or deliciousness on the table these air fryer cookies are so easy to make. This small batch cookie recipe requires just 3 ingredients!


  • 6 Tablespoons Butter
  • ¼ cup powdered sugar
  • ¾ cup + 2 Tablespoons all purpose flour (you can use gluten free flour that measures 1:1 with flour)


  • Cream butter and sugar till light and fluffy
  • Add flour and mix to combine. The dough would be crumbly, do not over mix. Use your hands to bring the dough together to form a ball.
  • Roll dough into a log. Wrap tightly in cling film and refrigerate for 30 mins or up 2hrs if you are not in a hurry.
  • When ready to bake, get the dough from the fridge, unwrap the dough and slice into ½ inch round discs
  • Line air fryer basket with non perforated parchment paper making sure there is atleast 2 inches of room round to ensure proper heat and air circulation. You can read this post on how to put parchment paper in the air fryer.
  • Transfer cookies to the air fryer basket and bake at 330°F / 166°C for 8 to 10 mins. Let cookies cool slightly in the air fryer for about 5 mins before transferring to a cooling rack with a cookie lifter to cool completely.

How to store

  • Let cookies cool completely and store in an air tight container for up to 5 days


  1. Butter should be at room temperature. 
  2. These cookies were made in a non preheated air fryer. Adjust timing if you preheat yours.
  3. You can dip these in melted chocolate for a more decadent treat.
  4. This dough can be made up to 3 days ahead and stored in the refrigerator. it can be frozen for up to a month.


Serving: 3CookiesCalories: 282kcalCarbohydrates: 28.4gProtein: 3gFat: 17.6gSaturated Fat: 11gCholesterol: 46mgSodium: 123mgPotassium: 34mgFiber: 0.7gSugar: 7.3gCalcium: 9mgIron: 1mg

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