Shortbread dipped in chocolate

Shortbread is a family favourite. this shortbread is buttery in taste, but not crumbly. The addition of melted white chocolate makes it inviting.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Total Time 1 hour 10 minutes
Course Biscuits
Servings 4 servings
Calories 300 kcal


  • 340grams unsalted butter, room temperature
  • 1 cup sugar
  • 1 tsp vanilla extract
  • 3 1/2 cups plain flour
  • ¼ tsp salt
  • 250 grams white chocolate melts
  • any colourful decorations you like


  • Preheat oven 180C. Line two baking trays with baking paper.
  • In a mixing bowl with paddle attachment mix butter & sugar till just combined. Add vanilla. Sift the flour & salt, then add to the butter & sugar mix. Mix on a low speed until the dough comes together. On a dusted surface, shape the dough into a flat disk. Wrap in plastic & chill for 30 minutes.
  • Roll out the dough to ½ “thickness. Cut out finger shapes or what-ever shape you like. Place on a lined baking sheet and cook for 20-25 minutes, or until the edges slightly brown. Allow to cool to room temp. You can dip these cookies in melted chocolate or just leave plain.

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