Chocolate-Dipped Spritz Sticks

Chocolate-Dipped Spritz Sticks
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Shortbread sticks dipped in chocolate and coated with pecans.
45 min
Prep Time
1:50
Total Time
60 cookies

Ingredients

Cookie

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1/3 cup
sugar
1
large Land O Lakes® Egg
1/8 teaspoon
salt
1 teaspoon
vanilla
1 1/4 cups
all-purpose flour

Glaze

1/2 cup
semi-sweet real chocolate chips
2 teaspoons
shortening
1/2 cup
finely chopped pecans

Directions

  1. Combine all cookie ingredients except flour in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Reduce speed to low; add flour. Beat until well mixed. Refrigerate dough at least 30 minutes.
  2. Heat oven to 375°F.
  3. Fit 1/2-inch small star-shaped plate into cookie press. Place dough in cookie press. Form long strips of cookie dough onto ungreased cookie sheet, cutting apart every 2 1/2 inches. Bake for 6-8 minutes or until edges are very lightly browned. Cool completely
  4. Melt chocolate chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring constantly, until chocolate is smooth (2-3 minutes). Dip each end of cooled cookie into chocolate, then into pecans.

Recipe Tips

Chocolate mixture can be reheated over low heat, if it begins to harden.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
45
Cholesterol
10mg
Carbohydrates
4g
Protein
<1g
Fat
3g
Sodium
15mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

The appearance of the cookies are 5 stars, the taste is 4 stars. I will make again since they are so attractive. My yield was only 3 dozen since I used a pastry bag and a star tip. I rolled the chocolate in nonpareils but nuts would be very good too.

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