24 December 2009

Mini Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies dipped in Chocolate

If I were to have a "signature cookie," this would probably be it. I'm kind of hesitating sharing this recipe with everyone because this could shortly turn into your signature cookie! After much thought, I've decided that it would be beneficial to the entire world if you all had this recipe. The more mouths that this cookie hits, there will be more happiness in the world. Trust me and enjoy.

Mini Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies
Yield: 3 Dozen

1 C. Butter (2 Sticks)
1 C. Sifted Powdered Sugar
1 tsp. Vanilla
Pinch of Salt
2 C. Flour
6 oz. Semi-Sweet Mini Chocolate Chips

Beat butter and sugar together until light. Beat in vanilla and salt. Add flour and beat until mixture is blended. Stir in chocolate chips. I put the dough in the refrigerator for at least an hour. Preheat the oven to 350F degrees. Shape dough into 3/4'' balls and flatten slightly with the bottom of a glass. Place cookies on a parchment-lined baking sheet. Bake for about 15 minutes (cookies should be pale in color). Remove cookies and let cool.

Chocolate Dip

3/4 C. Semi-Sweet Chocolate Chips
4 Tbsp. Butter
1 1/2 Tbsp. Cream
Pinch of Salt

Carefully melt in the microwave. I stop it every 15 seconds and give it a good stir. Dip 1/2 the cooled cookie in the chocolate dip. Optional: lightly sift powdered sugar over the other half.


  1. These look delicious! Going to have to try them out... along with your lemon cookies..
    And I think I figured out what my problem was with the oatmeal cookies. I dont think I used the right kind of butter/margarine. You called for margarine, and I bought some sticks, but not necessarily margarine..(which is 80% veg oil) so I am going to give it another go...
    That being said, should I use butter or margarine for this recipe?

  2. I have a very similar recipe - Em tried the cookies and she liked them!

  3. All You Need Is Love: I use the real deal with this recipe... Unsalted Butter!

  4. Wow, these sound delicious. Thanks for sharing! -carlee

  5. Carlee - you will love them! Just try making them and you will never look at shortbread cookies the same :)

  6. These are a favorite in our house - I have been making these for years. In fact This week I'm making them for a friend's 80th birthday.

  7. this is the best cookie and hardly any ingredients