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Chocolate Cherry Shortbread

Details

Time
1 hour 5 minutes
Skill Level
Beginner
Yields
12 cookies

The perfect gift, tied up with a bow. These tasty shortbread cookies balance the sweet flavors of cherry and CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate. They're sure to make your friends and family smile this Christmas – or any other time of the year.

Ingredients & Directions

Prep Time
15 minutes
Bake Time
20 minutes
Cool Time
30 minutes

Ingredients

  • 1-1/4 cups
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 cup
    unsalted butter (1 stick) , softened
  • 1/4 cup
    granulated sugar or super-fine sugar
  • 2 to 3 Tbsps
    red candied cherries chopped (about 9 cherries)
  • one half
    CADBURY DAIRY MILK Chocolate Bar (3.5 oz. bar) , chopped

Step-By-Step Directions

Equipment Needed 
oven oven
(2) cookie sheets (2) cookie sheets
floured surface floured surface
rolling pin rolling pin
2-inch cookie cutter 2-inch cookie cutter
(2) table knives (2) table knives
bowl bowl
wire rack wire rack
1

Heat oven to 375° F. Line 2 cookie sheets with parchment paper or lightly grease.

2

Sift flour into large bowl. Cut in butter until mixture resembles bread crumbs. Add sugar, cherries and chocolate pieces, mixing with hands until a dough forms.

3

Roll out on lightly floured surface to a height of about 1/2 inch. Cut out cookies using 2-inch round cookie cutter. Reroll dough scraps, cutting cookies until dough is used. Place cookie rounds on prepared cookie sheets.

TIP

Use themed cookie cutters for special occasions.

4

Bake 15 to 20 minutes or until golden brown. Remove from cookie sheet to wire rack. Cool completely.

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