If you are needing a festive cookie that will please a crowd, try these chocolate dipped shortbread cookies.
Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Cookies
- 3 sticks unsalted butter, softened
- 1 cup white sugar
- 1 tbsp vanilla extract
- 3 1/2 cups flour
- 1 (10 oz) bag of dark chocolate melting chips ( I used Ghirardelli)
- Sprinkles for decoration
In a large bowl, cream together the butter and white sugar until they are combined. Add the vanilla.
Slowly add flour and continue to mix until the dough is formed.
Put dough in refrigerator and chill for at least 30 minutes.
Once the time is up, preheat oven to 350 degrees.
On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness. Cut cookies out using a round 3 inch cookie cutter. You can use any size you want but this is just the only round one I have.
Place on ungreased cookie sheet and bake for 14-16 minutes until sides begin to brown.
Allow to cool completely.
Melt chocolate according to directions on bag. Dip half of a cookie in chocolate and set on wax paper or a cooling rack sprayed with cooking spray. Decorate with sprinkles.
These are so fun and you can customize them for any occasion.