Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Hearts

Moderate
Makes about 24
Vegetarian
Ingredients: 
  • 3/4 cup butter, softened
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 2 cups flour
  • 1 (7 oz.) carton Baker's Dipping Chocolate
Instructions: 

Line 13x9" baking pan with parchment paper, extending paper up over 2 sides of pan. In large bowl, combine butter and sugar; stir in flour. If dough is crumbly, mix in 1-2 tbsp. additional softened butter. Press dough into prepared pan; bake in a preheated 350° oven until set (about 20 min.). Cool in pan 10 min. Using 2 1/2" or smaller heart-shaped cookie cutter, press into shortbread. Carefully lift shortbread out of pan with parchment paper and place on cooling rack; cool completely. Microwave chocolate according to pkg. directions. Carefully dip half of each shortbread heart into melted chocolate; place on parchment paper to set chocolate.

Good to Know: A set of five heart-shaped cookie cutters come in a metal tin and are available in the Marketplace Department at our Woodbury, Oak Park Heights, Lyndale, Hennepin, White Bear Lake and Eden Prairie stores.