Festive Shortbread Logs

Festive Shortbread Logs

Photo by Patty B.

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  • 1

    Cup Butter

  • ½

    Cup Confectioners' Sugar

  • 1

    tsp. Vanilla Extract

  • 2

    Cups All-Purpose Flour

  • Cups semisweet chocolate chips

  • 4

    tsp. Shortening

  • ¾

    Cup Ground Walnuts


1. In a mixing bowl, cream butter and confectioners' sugar. Add vanilla. Gradually add flour; mix well. 2. With lightly floured hands, shape tablespoonfuls into 2-in. logs. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets. Bake at 350 degrees for 9-11 minutes or until edges and bottom are lightly browned. Cool for 2-3 minutes before removing to wire racks. 3. In a microwave-safe bowl, melt chocolate chips and shortening; stir until smooth. Drizzle chocolate over half of the cookies. Dip one end of remaining cookies into chocolate, then sprinkle with walnuts.


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