Chocolate Orange Shortbread

Shortbread

Dark chocolate and orange might just be the world’s tastiest combination. Paired with shortbread, it’s out of this world.

  • Total Preparation Time: 45 minutes

Makes 24 cookies

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Ingredients

1 cup250 mLGAY LEA - Butter Sticks – Unsalted, softened
1/2 cup125 mLIcing Sugar, sifted
1 tsp5 mLVanilla Extract
2 cups500 mLAll Purpose Flour
1/4 tsp1 mLBaking soda
1/4 tsp1 mLSalt
1 tbsp15 mLOrange Zest, finely grated
3 oz90 gBittersweet Chocolate, finely chopped or 2/3 cup (175ml) of mini chocolate chips
3 oz90 gBittersweet Chocolate, coarsely chopped, melted
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Instructions:

  1. Preheat oven to 325°F (160°C).
  2. Using electric mixer beat together butter and sugar until light and fluffy. Beat in vanilla. In separate bowl, combine salt, flour, chocolate, baking soda and orange zest; using wooden spoon, gradually stir into butter mixture until well combined.
  3. Divide dough in thirds; pat each into 6" (15 cm) circle onto parchment paper-lined cookie sheets. Using paring knife, without cutting all the way through dough, score each circle into 8 wedges.
  4. Bake in centre of oven for 15 to 20 minute or until lightly golden. Cool on pan on racks for 5 minutes. Cut through score marks. Drizzle cooled cookies with melted chocolate.
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Ingredients

1 cup250 mLGAY LEA - Butter Sticks – Unsalted, softened
1/2 cup125 mLIcing Sugar, sifted
1 tsp5 mLVanilla Extract
2 cups500 mLAll Purpose Flour
1/4 tsp1 mLBaking soda
1/4 tsp1 mLSalt
1 tbsp15 mLOrange Zest, finely grated
3 oz90 gBittersweet Chocolate, finely chopped or 2/3 cup (175ml) of mini chocolate chips
3 oz90 gBittersweet Chocolate, coarsely chopped, melted
Add to Shopping List

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