Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies Recipe

Party time! Rich and buttery cookies are dipped for an extra treat.
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Summary

Preparation Time25 MinCooking Time1 Hr 30 Min
Ready In1 Hr 55 MinDifficulty LevelMedium
Health IndexAverageServings15
CuisineCourse
TasteFeel
DishSpeciality,
VegetarianMain Ingredient
Interest Group,

Ingredients

 Butter1 Cup (16 tbs), softened
 Powdered sugar3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
 Vanilla1 Teaspoon
 All purpose flour2 1⁄2 Cup (40 tbs)
 Semi- sweet chocolate chips1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Shortening2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 268 Calories from Fat 137

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24.1%

Saturated Fat 8.8 g44.2%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 32.3 mg

Sodium 32.3 mg1.3%

Total Carbohydrates 30 g9.9%

Dietary Fiber 0.56 g2.3%

Sugars 10.3 g

Protein 3 g5.3%

Vitamin A 7.5% Vitamin C

Calcium 0.7% Iron 5.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Directions

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.
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Comments

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Posted on: 12 September 2009 - 9:35am
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