These chocolate shortbread cookies melt in your mouth. The rich cocoa flavor comes out brilliantly in these classic cookies.
- | Easy
- | 30 mins
- | 12 servings
- Mix together the flour and cocoa powder in a bowl and set aside.
- In another bowl or electric mixer, cream/beat the butter and sugar together for about 5 minutes until light and fluffy.
- Slowly add half of the flour-cocoa mixture and mix on low speed, slowly add the remaining flour-cocoa mixture until well incorporated.
- Stir in the salt. The batter should be thick and doughy.
- Remove the dough from mixer and form a ball with your hands.
- Roll out dough to form a log of desired size, keep in mind that you will be slicing the log to about 1/4 inch thick slices.
- Wrap log in plastic wrap and refrigerate until ready to bake - at least an hour can keep up to a week.
- When ready to bake, preheat oven to 325-350 degrees Fahrenheit depending on your oven, and butter or spray a nonstick cookie sheet, or line with parchment paper.
- Slice the log into 1/4 inch slices and bake for 12-15 minutes.