Chocolate Shortbread X-Mas Trees

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“For a pretty gift, stack a few cookies, wrap in colored plastic food wrap and tie with raffia”
1hr 40mins
36 cookies

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Heat oven to 350°.
  2. Combine powdered sugar and butter in mixer bowl.
  3. Beat until creamy, 1-2 minutes.
  4. Add flour, cocoa, vanilla, cinnamon until well mixed for about 1-2 minutes.
  5. Roll out dough on lightly floured surface one-half at a time (keeping remaining dough refrigerated), to 1/4-inch thickness.
  6. Cut with X-mas tree cookie cutters.
  7. Bake for 10-12 minutes.
  8. Melt baking chips and shortening in 1-quart saucepan over low heat, stirring occasionally until smooth.
  9. After cookies are cooled, drizzle glaze over cookies.
  10. Let stand until set.

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