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Shortbread Cookies Recipe – Shortbread Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

Shortbread Cookies Recipe – Shortbread Cookies Dipped in Chocolate

Short Bread cookies are sweet buttery cookies you will always relish eating. These soft and crumbly biscuits have an amazing texture and just melt in your mouth. With the awesome combination of butter and chocolate Short bread cookies is a favorite among all age groups. You cant dunk these cookies in tea or coffee anytime.

Here is an easy recipe with  step by step by step pictures to make this moth drooling Short bread cookies. Since they have an extended shelf life you can store them in an air tight container and savor it for a long time.

Directions

Making:

Place the butter inside the microwave and set the timer for 1 minute. After 1 minute, take out the bowl. Butter has now melted. Take the melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar and salt into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it turns fluffy.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Once the mixture turns fluffy, add refined flour into it. Mix everything really well. Add 2 tbsp of milk into it and bind everything together to make a dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 15-20 minutes to set.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

After 20 minutes, slightly knead the dough. Now divide the dough into small lumps. Lift a lump and roll it out into smooth ball. Flatten the dough ball and shape it into cookie by pressing it between the palms. You can also cut the cookies with cookie cutter.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Place it on a baking tray. Similarly, prepare the rest of the cookies and arrange it on the baking tray maintaining some distance between the cookies. Now take a fork and place it on the cookie and slightly press it. Do the same on each cookie.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Preheat the microwave on convection mode at 180 degree centigrade. Put the tray on the wire stand placed inside the microwave and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check later.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Meanwhile, melt the dark chocolate compound. Place a big vessel filled with water on flame. Let it simmer. Take the chocolate in small vessel and place the small vessel inside the big vessel. Make sure that water doesn’t enter the small vessel.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

After 10 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies haven’t baked aptly. Place it back inside the microwave and bake it for another 8 minutes on same temperature. 8 minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown. They are now baked aptly. Transfer them on wire rack so that they cools down quickly.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Check the chocolate. It has now melted aptly. Chocolate should have pouring consistency. It took 20-25 minutes to melt the chocolate nicely. Turn off the flame. Take the small vessel out from the big vessel. Allow it to cool down slightly so that it can be touched bare handed.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolate

Once the chocolate cools down a bit, transfer it to a small bowl. Dip the half portion of the cookie into the chocolate. Let the excess chocolate get drained back into the bowl. Place it on a plate. You can place the cookies on the butter paper after dipping them in chocolate. This way it will be easy to separate them after the chocolate dries. Similarly, dip the remaining cookies into the chocolate. Let the chocolate set nicely on the cookie. Shortbread cookies are now ready.

Shortbread cookies dipped in chocolateServing:

Serve these shortbread cookies as it is after any meal or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. Once they cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating them for about a month. Enjoy!

Suggestions

  • If you are using salted butter then skip adding salt.

Shortbread Cookies Recipe - Shortbread Cookies Dipped in Chocolate
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Recipe type: Snacks
Cuisine: Indian
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Serves: 4
 
Ingredients
  • Refined flour – 2 cup
  • Unsalted butter – 1 cup
  • Powdered sugar – 100 grams
  • Dark chocolate compound – 100 grams
  • Salt – ¼ tsp
Instructions
  1. Place the butter inside the microwave and set the timer for 1 minute. After 1 minute, take out the bowl. Butter has now melted. Take the melted butter in a big mixing bowl and add powdered sugar and salt into it. Mix it really well. Keep whisking the mixture until it turns fluffy.
  2. Once the mixture turns fluffy, add refined flour into it. Mix everything really well. Add 2 tbsp of milk into it and bind everything together to make a dough. Cover and keep the dough aside for 15-20 minutes to set.
  3. After 20 minutes, slightly knead the dough. Now divide the dough into small lumps. Lift a lump and roll it out into smooth ball. Flatten the dough ball and shape it into cookie by pressing it between the palms. You can also cut the cookies with cookie cutter.
  4. Place it on a baking tray. Similarly, prepare the rest of the cookies and arrange it on the baking tray maintaining some distance between the cookies. Now take a fork and place it on the cookie and slightly press it. Do the same on each cookie.
  5. Preheat the microwave on convection mode at 180 degree centigrade. Put the tray on the wire stand placed inside the microwave and bake the cookies for 10 minutes at 180 degree centigrade. Check later.
  6. Meanwhile, melt the dark chocolate compound. Place a big vessel filled with water on flame. Let it simmer. Take the chocolate in small vessel and place the small vessel inside the big vessel. Make sure that water doesn't enter the small vessel.
  7. After 10 minutes, take out the tray. Cookies haven't baked aptly. Place it back inside the microwave and bake it for another 8 minutes on same temperature. 8 minutes are over. Take out the tray. Cookies have turned golden brown. They are now baked aptly. Transfer them on wire rack so that they cools down quickly.
  8. Check the chocolate. It has now melted aptly. Chocolate should have pouring consistency. It took 20-25 minutes to melt the chocolate nicely. Turn off the flame. Take the small vessel out from the big vessel. Allow it to cool down slightly so that it can be touched bare handed.
  9. Once the chocolate cools down a bit, transfer it to a small bowl. Dip the half portion of the cookie into the chocolate. Let the excess chocolate get drained back into the bowl. Place it on a plate. You can place the cookies on the butter paper after dipping them in chocolate. This way it will be easy to separate them after the chocolate dries. Similarly, dip the remaining cookies into the chocolate. Let the chocolate set nicely on the cookie. Shortbread cookies are now ready.
  10. Serve these shortbread cookies as it is after any meal or have them whenever you crave for something sweet. Once they cools down completely, store them in an air-tight container and relish eating them for about a month. Enjoy!