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Chocolate Shortbread Recipe
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Chocolate Shortbread Recipe

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Everyone who tastes this comments it's a different way to dress up an old-time favorite. You can serve the cookies as appetizers or as a light dessert. We live in the country on an acreage. I enjoy all types of crafts, especially needlework and sewing. And, ever since I was 12, I've also liked cooking!
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min./batch
MAKES:24 servings
TOTAL TIME: Prep: 15 min. + chilling Bake: 20 min./batch
MAKES: 24 servings

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter, softened
  • 1-1/2 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2/3 cup confectioners' sugar
  • 1/3 cup baking cocoa
  • Dash salt

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 112 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Directions

  1. In a large bowl, beat butter until light and fluffy. Combine the remaining ingredients; gradually beat into the butter. Chill for 1 hour.
  2. Drop by rounded teaspoonfuls 2 in. apart on greased baking sheets. Bake at 300° for 20 minutes or until set. Yield: about 4 dozen.
Originally published as Chocolate Shortbread in Country Woman November/December 1991, p33

Nutritional Facts

1 serving (2 each) equals 112 calories, 8 g fat (5 g saturated fat), 20 mg cholesterol, 83 mg sodium, 10 g carbohydrate, trace fiber, 1 g protein.

Reviews for Chocolate Shortbread(2)

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Reviewed Aug. 1, 2012

My cookies looked exactly like the picture, but they crumbled very easily. Also, they had very little chocolate flavor, and I got maybe 2.5 dozen cookies out of this recipe.

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Reviewed Jul. 13, 2010

Just what I was looking for. Headed straight for the kitchen. Yummmmmm

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