Friday, December 27, 2013

Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies

  • 1 1/4 cups flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa power
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter, cut up
  • 1 tbsp red food coloring
  • 3 oz white baking chocolate
  • 1 1/2 tsp shortening.
  1. Preheat oven to 325.
  2. In a food processor combine flour, sugar, cocoa powder and salt. Cover and process with on/off pulses until well mixed.
  3. Add butter and red food coloring, cover and process with on/off pulses until mixture starts to cling.
  4. Transfer to a large bowl. Form mixture into a ball and knead until smooth.
  5. On a lightly floured surface roll dough until 1/2'' thick. Cut out with cookie cutter of your choice.
  6. Place cutouts 1'' apart on a cookie sheet.
  7. Bake 20-25 minutes (less time for smaller cookie shapes) until centers are set. Transfer cookies to wire rack to cool.
  8. Melt together chocolate and shortening and drizzle over cookies.

1 comment:

  1. mmmm those sound delicious! I love red velvet and I love shortbread, so the two together just sounds like heaven!