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Chocolate Shortbread Hearts or Bats! Recipe

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Contributor:  
Contributor:  
Candace Saxman
Added: Friday, October 16, 2009

Category:
Category:

Ingredients:  
Ingredients:  
2 cups all purpose flour
1/2 cup Dutch cocoa
1/4 tsp salt
1/4 tsp baking soda
2 sticks unsalted butter, softened
1 cup confectioner's sugar, sifted
1/4 tsp vanilla

Directions:
Directions:
Mix all together either in a food processor or by hand-get air into this by kneading. Roll out dough between two sheets of waxed paper and chill for 2 hours.
Peel off top sheet and cut out with heart cutters, 2 1/2 inches wide. Arrange on baking sheets on parchment paper (gather scraps and roll out again). You may need to chill dough briefly. Bake at 325 for 16-18 minutes or until set. Cool briefly and then transfer to racks. Cool completely.

Number Of Servings:
Number Of Servings:
3 dozen
Personal Notes:
Personal Notes:
This delicious chocolate dough makes great Valentines, Halloween bats or even Easter bunnies.

 

 

 

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