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Chocolate Dipped Toffee Pecan Shortbread Cookies

I really have a thing for shortbread lately. My whole life I always thought it was pretty boring until recently I realized you just need to add a little something to it. ...

I really have a thing for shortbread lately. My whole life I always thought it was pretty boring until recently I realized you just need to add a little something to it. Like these Chocolate Dipped Toffee Pecan Shortbread Cookies, I don’t know if shortbread gets any better! You just can’t go wrong with this combination. They are perfectly balanced with sweet, buttery, caramel-like, nutty flavors and they’ll leave you wanting more. Trust me I know. These things are hard to resist!I’ve listed a quite a few tips in the recipe. The biggest of them being the use of chilled butter. Most shortbread recipes don’t require it but I frequently have issues with shortbread and other types of cookies spreading so I’ll often begin with cubed, chilled butter and this seems to be one of the only things that will help reduce spreading without having to add in too much extra flour. If you don’t normally have issues with spreading cookies you can just use softened butter. Just be sure if you are using the chilled butter that you mix the butter/powdered sugar mixture until there are not longer little chunks of butter in the mixture and it becomes smooth and slightly creamy (and don’t pack your flour when measuring!). Then also when shaping the logs sort of squeeze and comp...
Source: Cooking Classy
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