White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread
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White Chocolate Cherry Shortbread

This white chocolate cherry shortbread uses tart cherries as the perfect complement to sweet white chocolate chips.

32
wedges
20 min
PREP TIME
1 hr 25 min
TOTAL TIME

Ingredients

Shortbread

1 cup Land O Lakes® Butter softened

1/2 cup sugar

1 teaspoon vanilla

2 1/3 cups all-purpose flour

1 cup dried cherries, chopped

3/4 cup white baking chips

Drizzle

1/2 cup white baking chips

2 teaspoons shortening

How to make

  1. STEP 1

    Heat oven to 350°F.

  2. STEP 2

    Combine butter, sugar and vanilla in bowl. Beat at medium speed, scraping bowl often, until creamy. Add flour; beat at low speed until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in cherries and white baking chips.

  3. STEP 3

    Divide mixture in half. Press mixture firmly and evenly into 2 ungreased (9-inch) round baking pans. Bake 22-26 minutes or until edges are light golden brown. Cool 15 minutes. Cut each pan into 16 wedges. Cool completely. Remove from pans.

  4. STEP 4

    Melt white chocolate and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally, until smooth. Drizzle over cooled wedges. Let stand until set.

Tip #1

Shortbread is a drier and more crumbly dough, so make sure to press it firmly into each pan before baking to ensure the dough holds together.

Nutrition

150Calories
8Fat (mg)
15Cholesterol (mg)
55Sodium (mg)
17Carbohydrates (g)
1Dietary Fiber
2Protein (g)

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  December 19, 2016

I have made this recipe a few times and absolute love it. I replace 1/3 CUP of the flour with corn starch, it gives the cookie a velvety taste and texture.

— says Christi
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  March 11, 2016

These are good, have great potential. As I have found before with Land O Lakes recipes, there is too much flour in the recipe. I considered reducing the amount of flour from 2 1/3 cups to just 2 cups. Should have, will next time.

— says Beth
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