Happy Valentines Day

Ingredients for the cookies

Creaming the butter and sugar

Ready for rolling 

Cookies ready for the oven

Waiting for decorating

Red sprinkles

Dipped in bittersweet chocolate

Shortbread cookies. This recipe is adapted from Joyofbaking.com.

Shortbread Cookies:

2 cups (260 grams) all-purpose flour

1/4 teaspoon (2 grams) salt

1 cup (2 sticks) (226 grams) unsalted butter, room temperature

1/2 cup (60 grams) powdered (confectioners or icing) sugar

1 teaspoon (4 grams) pure vanilla extract

Cream butter and sugar. Add in vanilla.

Mix salt with the flour and add into the creamed butter. Mix until combined. Chill for 1 hour. Roll out dough. Cut into whatever shapes you like.

Bake in a 375 degree oven 9-13 minutes.

For Chocolate Dipped Shortbreads:

6 ounces (180 grams) semi sweet or bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped


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