Emily's Famous Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Emily's Famous Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
Emily's Famous Chocolate Shortbread Cookies might be a good recipe to expand your dessert collection. This recipe makes 60 servings with 104 calories, 1g of protein, and 6g of fat each. This recipe covers 2% of your daily requirements of vitamins and minerals. Head to the store and pick up confectioners' sugar, salt, semisweet chocolate, and a few other things to make it today. From preparation to the plate, this recipe takes roughly 30 minutes.

Instructions

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Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
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In a large bowl, stir together the confectioners' sugar, cocoa, flour and salt until well blended.
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Cut in the butter until lumps are no larger than peas.
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Add eggs and vanilla; mix until a stiff dough forms. It may take a minute to come together.
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On a lightly floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4 inch thickness and cut into desired shapes using cookie cutters. If the dough is too sticky, chill for a little bit.
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Place cookies 2 inches apart onto an ungreased baking sheet.
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Bake for 8 to 10 minutes in the preheated oven, or until the surface appears dry. Allow cookies to cool for a couple minutes on the baking sheet before removing to wire racks to cool completely. When cookies are completely cool, melt the chocolate over a double boiler or in the microwave. Stir frequently until smooth. Dip cookies or drizzle with the chocolate and place on waxed paper to set.
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