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Chocolate-Dipped Shortbread recipe

Triangles of tender, buttery shortbreaddipped in semisweet chocolate.

Recipe: Chocolate-DippedShortbread

1 1/4 cups all purpose flour1/2 cup plus 2 tablespoons butter or margarine,softened1/2 cup sifted powdered sugar1/2 teaspoon vanilla extract1 (6-ounce) package semisweet chocolatechips (1 cup)1 tablespoon vegetable shortening

  • Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
  • In a mixing bowl, using an electric mixerat medium speed, blend together the flour, butter, powdered sugarand vanilla until blended.
  • Press dough into an ungreased 9-inch squarebaking pan. Score dough into 16 squares with a sharp knife. Scoreeach square into 2 triangles. Prick each triangle twice withthe tines of a fork.
  • Bake for 20 to 25 minutes or until lightlybrowned. Cool in pan on wire rack for5 minutes and then cut into triangles. Allow to cool completelyin pan on wire rack.
  • Melt chocolate chips and shortening togetherin the top of a double-boiler over simmering water. (Or meltin a 2-cup glass measure in microwave oven on HIGH for 1 minute,stir and heat for additional 30 seconds to 1 minute as neededuntil melted, being careful not to scorch the chocolate).
  • Dip one corner of each triangle into chocolatemixture. Place on wax paper (or plastic wrap; aluminum foil)and let stand until chocolate is set.

    Makes 2 1/2 dozen.

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    That s where the chocolate comes in. Not only does dipping these shortbread cookies in chocolate make them taste delicious, it also makes them pretty. Want more Chocolate covered treats?


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