Chocolate-Dipped Black Cherry Shortbread Cookies

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Feb. 10, 2012

Ingredients

Butter sticks 1
Sugar 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Salt 1/4 Teaspoon
Pure vanilla extract 1 Teaspoon
All purpose flour
Black cherry jam 2 Tablespoon
Chocolate chip 6 Ounce (milk or dark)
Canola oil 1 Tablespoon

Directions

MAKING

1. In a mixing bowl place the butter, sugar, salt and vanilla extract, combine all the ingredients using a fork.

2. Add flour and thoroughly mix, divide the dough in two batch and cover with plastic wrap and refrigerate for 1 hour.

3. Preheat the oven to 350 degree, before you start rolling the dough.

MAKING

4. After 1 hour transfer the dough on a floured worktop and roll it to about1/4 inch thickness.

5. Dip the cookie cutter in the flour and cut the dough.

6. Place the cookie on a baking sheet, take a spoon and make indent in the center of the cookies.

7. Place the black cherry jam in the center.

8. Bake the cookies for 10-12 minutes, once done remove and allow it to cool for 30 minutes.

9. In a bowl combine the chocolate chips and warm it in the microwave, do not melt it.

10. Pour canola oil and using a spoon mix everything well.

11. Dip the cookies in the melted chocolate and keep it until the chocolate hardens.

SERVING

12. Serve the shortbread cookies along with a hot cup of coffee.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Medium
Cook Time: 15 Minutes
Ready In: 15 Minutes
Servings: 8

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 299Calories from Fat 160

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 18 g27.7%

Saturated Fat 9 g45%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol

Sodium 117 mg4.88%

Total Carbohydrates 32 g10.7%

Dietary Fiber %

Sugars 13 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet