Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Southern Living
16 cookies


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2 cups butter, softened
1 cup powdered sugar
3 1/3 cups all-purpose flour
1/2 teaspoon baking powder
1/4 teaspoon salt
2/3 cup cocoa


Beat butter at medium speed with an electric mixer until creamy: gradually add sugar, beating well.

Combine flour, baking powder,cocoa, and salt; add to butter mixture, beating at low speed until blended.

Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface; roll to 1/8-inch thicness. Cut with a floured 3-inch round cutter, and place 1 inch apart on parchment paper-lined baking sheets.

Bake at 300º for 20 minutes or until edges are lightly browned; remove to wire racks to cool.

Created date

October 2003