3-ingredient chocolate shortbread

  • Preparation time:
  • 8 min
  • Total time:
  • 25 min
  • Makes:
  • 15
3-ingredient chocolate shortbread

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3-ingredient chocolate shortbread

With only three ingredients, these melt-in-your-mouth cookies will be your go-to last-minute quick and easy holiday bake sale fix.

Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup milk chocolate chips
  • 1/2 cup salted butter
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • decorating sprinkles
  • icing sugar , optional

Directions

  • Preheat oven to 325F. Line a rimmed baking sheet with parchment.
  • Combine chocolate chips and butter in a medium microwave-safe bowl. Microwave on medium, stirring halfway through, until melted, about 1 min.
  • Stir flour into chocolate mixture. Roll dough into 1-in. balls and arrange on baking sheet 2 in. apart. Press down to flatten slightly. Sprinkle coloured sprinkles on cookies, if desired. Press down gently so they stick.
  • Bake in centre of oven until cookies are puffed, 18 to 20 min. Sift icing sugar overtop, if desired. Serve warm, or transfer to a rack to cool completely.

Originally published in the Today’s Parent November/December 2018 issue. Photo by Erik Putz.

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Nutrition (per cookie)

  • Calories
  • 130
  • Protein
  • 2 g
  • Carbohydrates
  • 11 g
  • Fat
  • 9 g
  • Fibre
  • 1 g
  • Sodium
  • 50 mg
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