Peppermint Shortbread

Peppermint Shortbread
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2 Reviews
Peppermint and chocolate partner perfectly in this easy-to-make shortbread.
20 min
Prep Time
55 min
Total Time
16 cookies

Ingredients

Shortbread

1/2 cup
Land O Lakes® Butter, softened
1 cup
all-purpose flour
1/4 cup
powdered sugar
1/3 cup
mini real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 tablespoon
finely crushed peppermint candy*
1/2 teaspoon
vanilla
1/4 teaspoon
peppermint extract

Glaze

1/4 cup
mini real semi-sweet chocolate chips
1 teaspoon
shortening
1 tablespoon
finely crushed peppermint candy*
 
*Substitute crushed candy canes.

Directions

  1. Heat oven to 350°F. Line large cookie sheet with parchment paper; set aside.
  2. Place butter in bowl; beat 30 seconds at medium speed. Add flour and powdered sugar; beat at low speed until well mixed. Add 1/3 cup mini chocolate chips, 1 tablespoon crushed peppermint candy, vanilla and peppermint extract; continue beating until well mixed.
  3. Pat or roll dough into 8-inch circle on prepared cookie sheet. Score top of shortbread circle into 16 sections using large knife or ruler.
  4. Bake 14-18 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 1 minute on cookie sheet. Cut shortbread through each score line, leaving shortbread in circle. Using edges of parchment, move shortbread circle to cooling rack. Cool completely.
  5. Combine 1/4 cup chocolate chips and shortening in bowl. Microwave 30-45 seconds until chips are melted. Stir until chocolate is smooth. Drizzle over shortbread; sprinkle with 1 tablespoon crushed peppermint candy.

Recipe Tips

Recipe can easily be doubled to make 2 shortbreads.

Nutrition Facts (1 cookie)

Calories
150
Cholesterol
15mg
Carbohydrates
16g
Protein
1g
Fat
8g
Sodium
50mg
Dietary Fiber
0g

Recipe Comments and Reviews

Rating

Awesome. Great twist to shortbread cookies. Definitely recommend

Rating

These are absolutely the best short bread cookies I have ever made ,delicious and easy!

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