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Cherry Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

  • Beginner
  • 40 cookies
  • 15 min
Baking Success Or Baking Mess

Ingredients

1 cup butter, softened (no substitutions)
1/2 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon almond extract
2 cups all-purpose flour
1/4 cup Fleischmann's® Corn Starch
1/2 cup finely chopped dried cherries
1 ounce bittersweet OR semi-sweet chocolate, finely chopped (about 1/4 cup)
1 tablespoon sugar
Drizzle:
2 ounces bittersweet chocolate, roughly chopped
1 teaspoon shortening

Instructions

Mix butter, sugar and almond extract thoroughly using an electric mixer. Gradually blend in flour and corn starch. Add cherries and chocolate.


Form into 1-inch balls and place on ungreased baking sheets. Pour sugar on a small plate; dip bottom of drinking glass in sugar and gently press down on each cookie to flatten.


Bake in a preheated 300°F oven for 20 to 30 minutes, or until bottoms begin to brown.


Cool 5 minutes; remove to a wire rack to cool completely.


For Drizzle: Place 2 ounces chocolate and shortening in a small resealable freezer bag. Microwave on HIGH (100%) for about 30 seconds, until chocolate is melted. Snip off corner and drizzle over cookies.


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