This is one of my very favourite cookies.

It’s made just like shortbread with a longer slower cook in a single pan you cut into bars so has that firmer bite, but it also has a good helping of chopped chocolate to satisfy the chocolate lover.

Delicious!

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Makes

24 cookies

Prep Time:

20 minutes

Cook Time:

45 minutes

Good For:

a sweet treat anytime

Ingredients

  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped dark chocolate – about 3 oz

How to make Chocolate Shortbread

Check out our easy step by step video

Step by Step Instructions

Step 1

Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F

Step 2

Blend the butter and sugar together until soft and creamy

Step 3

Mix the flour and salt together

Step 4

Add the flour into the butter and sugar and blend until well combined

Step 5

Mix in the chopped chocolate 

Step 6

Remove from the bowl and knead by hand for 1 minute

Step 7

Press the mixture into a lined and greased 9 x 9 baking pan

Step 8

Prick with a fork

Step 9

Bake for 40 – 45 minutes or until the edges just start to turn golden – turn down the oven to 300F if it browns too quickly, you want to make sure you have a long slow cook to get a nice crisp bite

Step 10

Allow to cool for 20 minutes in the pan and then carefully remove from the pan, slice into bars while still warm

Step 11

Finish cooling on a wire rack

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Chocolate Shortbread

This is one of my very favourite cookies.
It's made just like shortbread with a longer slower cook in a single pan you cut into bars so has that firmer bite, but it also has a good helping of chopped chocolate to satisfy the chocolate lover.
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 45 mins
Total Time 1 hr 5 mins
Course cookies, Snack
Cuisine American
Servings 24
Calories 142 kcal

Ingredients
  

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 cup butter
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup finely chopped dark chocolate

Instructions
 

  • Preheat the oven to 325 degrees F
  • Blend the butter and sugar together until soft and creamy
  • Mix the flour and salt together
  • Add the flour into the butter and sugar and blend until well combined
  • Mix in the chopped chocolate¬†
  • Remove from the bowl and knead by hand for 1 minute
  • Press the mixture into a lined and greased 9 x 9 baking pan
  • Prick with a fork
  • Bake for 40 - 45 minutes or until the edges just start to turn golden - turn down the oven to 300F if it browns too quickly, you want to make sure you have a long slow cook to get a nice crisp bite
  • Allow to cool for 20 minutes in the pan and then carefully remove from the pan, slice into bars while still warm

Nutrition Facts per serving

Calories: 142kcalCarbohydrates: 14gProtein: 1gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 6gPolyunsaturated Fat: 1gMonounsaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 1gCholesterol: 20mgSodium: 114mgPotassium: 37mgFiber: 1gSugar: 5gVitamin A: 237IUVitamin C: 1mgCalcium: 15mgIron: 1mg

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

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