Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

One of my biggest cravings is definitely shortbread cookies but I wanted to give a unique twist to the boring ol’ Shortbread cookies and share it with ya’ll.  I have been so busy caring for my newborn son Landon I find myself not eating very much throughout the day but always reaching for something chocolately, it’s my weakness.  I’m in love with the newest Chocolate Shortbread Cookies I whipped up over the weekend!  Don’t they look absolutely delicious?

Say goodbye to boring Shortbread cookies and hello to the new and delicious Chocolate cookies, yum.  Is this one of your favorite desserts?  What type of event could you see yourself making this for?

Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

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Ingredients

  • 1-1/2 cups flour
  • 3 tablespoons unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1-1/2 sticks butter, softened
  • 6 tablespoons sugar
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla
  • 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips
  • powdered sugar

Instructions

  1. Preheat oven to 300 and grease a 9" tart pan, or square baking pan.
  2. In a bowl, combine flour, cocoa, butter, sugar, vanilla and salt and mix well with a spatula. Dough will be stiff. Keep combining until it all comes together and is no longer "dry" looking. Add chocolate chips and mix well.
  3. Spoon into prepared pan and press firmly and evenly with fingers.
  4. Bake for 60 minutes or until dry and set. Let cool for 10 minutes and then cut the shortbread with a sharp thin knife into wedges. Let cool completely and dust with powdered sugar before serving.
  5. Makes 12-16 wedges. I cut mine so I had 12
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Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
Delicious and oh so easy to make Chocolate Shortbread Cookies!

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So the next time you’re heading to an event or hosting a party be sure to give these delicious homemade Chocolate Shortbread Cookies a try! They’re amazing and a real crowd pleaser!

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