Maple-Walnut Shortbread Cookies

Maple-Walnut Shortbread Cookies

Prep Time

1:40

Hr:Mins

Total Time

4:00

Hrs:Mins

Makes

48

servings

1
cup butter, softened
1/3
cup sugar
1 1/2
cup finely chopped toasted walnuts
1
egg yolk
2
cups Gold Medal® all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon maple flavor
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips (6 oz)
  1. In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed 30 seconds or until smooth. Add 1/2 cup of the walnuts and the egg yolk; beat until blended. On low speed, beat in flour, baking powder, salt and maple flavor until stiff dough forms. Shape dough into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate 45 minutes.
  2. Heat oven to 350°F. Divide dough into 8 equal parts. On lightly floured surface, shape each part into a rope 12 inches long and 3/4 inch thick. Cut into 2-inch lengths. On ungreased cookie sheets, place cookies about 2 inches apart; flatten slightly.
  3. Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheets to cooling racks. Cool completely.
  4. In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until chips can be stirred smooth. In another small bowl, place remaining 1 cup walnuts. Dip 1/2 inch of 1 long side of each cookie into chocolate, then coat chocolate edge with walnuts. Place on waxed paper; let stand about 2 hours until chocolate is set.
Makes 48 servings (1 cookie)
Make the Most of This Recipe With Tips From The Betty Crocker® Kitchens
Tip
To toast walnuts, spread in ungreased shallow pan; bake at 350°F 5 to 8 minutes, stirring occasionally, until aromatic. Finely chop when cooled.

Nutrition Information:

1 Serving (1 Serving)
  • Calories 100
    • (Calories from Fat 70),
  • Total Fat 7g
    • (Saturated Fat 3 1/2g,
    • Trans Fat 0g),
  • Cholesterol 15mg;
  • Sodium 50mg;
  • Total Carbohydrate 8g
    • (Dietary Fiber 0g,
    • Sugars 3g),
  • Protein 1g;
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 1/2 Fat;
    Carbohydrate Choices:
    • 1/2;
    *Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.