Becky has spent her entire career cooking and baking, which are also her favorite hobbies outside of work. For her, time spent in the kitchen not only relieves stress, but is lots of fun as well. Becky’s love for baking began as a child, standing on a chair next her mom, adding ingredients and mixing up dough.
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This easy shortbread recipe makes a large batch to give as gifts or for your holiday cookie tray.
Heat oven to 375°F.
Combine butter, peanut butter, sugar and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour; beat at low speed just until mixture forms a dough. Stir in 2/3 cup mini chocolate chips.
Spread dough evenly into lightly greased 15x10x1-inch baking pan. Bake 12-15 minutes or until set and lightly browned. Immediately cut shortbread crosswise into 6 equal pieces; then cut 10 rows lengthwise. Cool completely. Remove from pan.
Place all coating ingredients in bowl. Microwave 30-60 seconds or until almost melted. Stir until smooth.
Dip 1 end of each cookie into chocolate coating; place onto cooling rack over waxed paper. Let stand 1 hour or until chocolate coating is set.
Dietary Fiber: 1g
Mmmm Yum! I made these for the state fair once and they got a blue ribbon. Very yummy!!
My friends love this recipe and ask for it all summer so that I will include it in the cookies I bake for Christmas.
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Every year around this time, I start to panic a little. How am I ever going to decide what cookies to bake for the holiday season?! Do I stick with the classics or try something new? How many can we eat at our house (more than I care to admit…but cookies count as part of a balanced breakfast, right?) Without self-restraint, I could probably make a dozen different kinds!
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