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Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies

chocolate-dipped shortbread cookies Dessert
Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread Cookies
  • Prep 25 min
  • Total 1 hr 30 min
  • Servings 48

Party time! Rich and buttery cookies are dipped for an extra treat. ...MORE+ LESS-

July 10, 2018

Ingredients

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

Steps

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  • 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.

Expert Tips

  • Skip the chocolate dip and enjoy these buttery cookies plain.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Cookie
Calories
70
Calories from Fat
35
% Daily Value
Total Fat
4g
6%
Saturated Fat
2g
10%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
10mg
3%
Sodium
25mg
1%
Potassium
10mg
0%
Total Carbohydrate
7g
2%
Dietary Fiber
0g
0%
Sugars
2g
Protein
0g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
2%
2%
Vitamin C
0%
0%
Calcium
0%
0%
Iron
0%
0%
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 Choice
1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
More About This Recipe
  • Why purchase packaged biscuits when delicious recipes like this exist? This particular shortbread cookies recipe is brought to the next level with the help of semisweet chocolate. Although you could skip that step altogether, because the buttery shortbread cookie is already so delicious! We like using cookie cutters to give these shortbread cookies a fun shape on our cookie trays, but feel free to cut them by hand. And if you’re baking for Christmas, don’t hesitate to read up on all of Betty’s best cookie recipes and tips! You’ll learn about everything from baking to decorating to freezing. Then, use your knowledge to make even more shortbread recipes throughout the season!

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