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Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Preparation 30 mins
Cook Time 15 mins
Total Time 0:45
Serves 36     adjust servings

Ingredients

    For Cookies

    • 2 Cup Powered Sugar
    • 1 1/2 C Butter
    • 3 C Flour
    • 3/4 C unsweetened cocoa powder
    • 2 tsp Vanilla

    For Buttercream

    • 1 Stick Butter
    • 1/2 C Shortening
    • 1 Pound of Powered Sugar
    • 3/4 Cup Unsweetened Cocoa
    • 3-5 Tbls Milk

    Instructions

    1. Preheat oven to 325 deg F.
    2. Combine sugar and butter with a paddle attachment. Add in flour, cocoa and vanilla.
    3. Roll out half the dough to ½ inch thick on a lightly floured surface. Cut with a 2½ inch scalloped cookie cutter and place on a cookie sheet.
    4. Bake for 9 – 11 minutes (mine took 15 minutes)
    5. Cool and make Chocolate Buttercream
    6. Beat butter and shortening until fluffy, add 1 cup of sugar at a time and 2 tablespoons of milk. Add in cocoa.
    7. Fit a piping bag with a Wilton 1M tip and fill bag with buttercream. Pipe flowers starting at the center of the cookie and going around to the edges.
    8. Serve to deserving guests with tea or espresso.
    9. Or, better yet, enjoy while playing Crazy Rummy with your grandparents!

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