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Chocolate-Peppermint Shortbread

Cool mint and rich chocolate make a delicious cookie combo - perfect for a dessert.

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  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 1 hr 10 min
  • Servings 32

Ingredients

Shortbread

1
cup butter or margarine, softened
1/2
cup granulated sugar
4
oz bittersweet baking chocolate, melted, cooled
1/2
teaspoon peppermint extract
2 1/4
cups Gold Medal™ all-purpose flour
1/3
cup unsweetened baking cocoa

Glaze and Topping

1/2
cup powdered sugar
2
tablespoons unsweetened baking cocoa
1
to 2 tablespoons milk
2
tablespoons chopped miniature peppermint candy canes

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Directions

  • 1 Heat oven to 325°F. Spray 2 (9-inch) glass pie plates with cooking spray.
  • 2 In large bowl, beat butter, granulated sugar, chocolate and peppermint extract with electric mixer on medium speed until light and fluffy. On low speed, beat in flour and 1/3 cup cocoa. Divide dough in half. With lightly floured hands, press dough evenly in pie plates.
  • 3 Bake 22 to 24 minutes or until edges just begin to pull away from sides of pie plates. Cool in pie plates 5 minutes. Carefully cut each round into 16 wedges. Cool completely in pie plates on cooling rack, about 30 minutes.
  • 4 In small bowl, mix powdered sugar, 2 tablespoons cocoa and enough of the milk until glaze is smooth and thin enough to drizzle. Drizzle glaze over wedges; sprinkle with candies.

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
140
(
Calories from Fat
70),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
8g
8%
(Saturated Fat
5g,
5%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
15mg
15%;
Sodium
45mg
45%;
Total Carbohydrate
15g
15%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
7g
7%
),
Protein
1g
1%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
4%;
Vitamin C
0%;
Calcium
0%;
Iron
6%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 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 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
1
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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