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Chocolate Shortbread (Quick & Easy)

Chocolate Shortbread Biscuits (Quick & Easy)

This delicious chocolate shortbread cookies recipe is simple and so fast to make! They're crispy, melt in your mouth and have a wonderful chocolate taste!
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: English
Keyword: biscuits, chocolate, chocolate cookie, christmas, cookies, feast
Servings: 4 people
Author: Myreille


  • 150 grams butter
  • 100 grams sugar
  • 1 tablespoon cocoa powder, unsweetened
  • 200 grams plain flour
  • ½ teaspoon vanilla extract


  • In large bowl beat the butter and the sugar together until smooth and fluffy.
  • Add the vanilla extract and stir well.
  • Stir in the cocoa powder and the flour. (Mixture will be crumbly.)
  • Gently press until the dough will combine. Let it chill in the fridge for 20 minutes.
  • Preheat the oven to 190 ℃. Line large baking sheet with parchment paper.
  • Gently roll out the dough until it will be half cm thick. Cut it and place on the parchment paper.
  • Bake in the oven for 10-12 minutes. Let the shortbread cool completely on a wire rack.


If you want some special, before the bake sprinkle the shortbread with a pinch of chili flakes.
This recipe also works with orange zest or cinnamon powder added the dough.