Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies

Party time! Rich and buttery cookies are dipped for an extra treat.

Prep Time

25

Minutes

Total Time

1:30

Hr:Mins

Makes

4

dozen

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
3/4
cup powdered sugar
1
teaspoon vanilla
2 1/2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
2
teaspoons shortening
  1. Heat oven to 350°F. In large bowl, beat butter, powdered sugar and vanilla with spoon. Stir in flour. (If dough is crumbly, mix in 1 to 2 tablespoons butter or margarine, softened.)
  2. Roll dough 1/2 inch thick on lightly floured surface. Cut into small shapes by hand or use cookie cutters. Place 1/2 inch apart on ungreased cookie sheet.
  3. Bake 14 to 16 minutes or until set and bottoms are light golden brown. Immediately remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips and shortening uncovered on High 1 to 1 1/2 minutes or until melted; stir until smooth. Dip half of each cooled cookie into melted chocolate. Place on waxed paper until chocolate is set.
Makes 4 dozen 1 1/2-inch cookies
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Time Saver
Skip the chocolate dip and enjoy these buttery cookies plain.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Cookie)
  • Calories 70
    • (Calories from Fat 35),
  • Total Fat 4g
    • (Saturated Fat 2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 10mg;
  • Sodium 25mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 7g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 2g),
  • Protein 0g;
Percent Daily Value*:
    Exchanges:
    • 1/2 Starch;
    • 0 Fruit;
    • 0 Other Carbohydrate;
    • 0 Skim Milk;
    • 0 Low-Fat Milk;
    • 0 Milk;
    • 0 Vegetable;
    • 0 Very Lean Meat;
    • 0 Lean Meat;
    • 0 High-Fat Meat;
    • 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.