Skip Nav
The Royals
How Did Princess Margaret Die? The Depressing End to an Unconventional Royal Life
Celebrity PDA
Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth Look Like Sexy Baywatch Extras on the Beach in Australia
The Royals
In "That's What We Like to Hear" News, Princess Charlotte Is the Boss of Big Brother George

Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Hearts


Chocolate Dipped Shortbread Hearts
From Martha Stewart

1 cup (2 sticks) unsalted butter
3/4 cup sifted confectioners' sugar
1 teaspoon pure vanilla extract
2 cups sifted all-purpose flour, plus more for dusting
1/2 teaspoon salt
3 ounces semisweet or bittersweet chocolate, finely chopped
1 teaspoon canola oil or pure vegetable shortening

  1. In the bowl of an electric mixer fitted with the paddle attachment, cream butter, sugar, and vanilla until combined.
  2. On slow speed, beat in flour and salt until combined. Wrap dough in plastic wrap; chill until firm, at least 2 hours, or overnight.
  3. On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough until 1/16-to-1/8 inch thick. Cut out hearts with a 2-inch heart cookie cutter. Transfer cookies to an ungreased baking sheet; chill for 30 minutes.
  4. Heat oven to 300º with a rack in the center. Press the tines of a fork into each cookie to make designs.
  5. Bake until just beginning to brown around the edges, about 18 minutes. (Cookies will keep in an airtight container at room temperature for about 5 days.)
  6. In the top of a double boiler or in a heat-proof bowl set over simmering water, melt the chocolate, stirring occasionally. Stir in the oil.
  7. Dip half or one third of each cookie into the chocolate mixture. Transfer cookies to a cooling rack to dry, or place them on a piece of parchment paper in the freezer for 10 minutes. Serve.
Best Unisex Perfumes and Colognes For Men and Women
Martha Stewart Wedding Cakes From the '90s
Romantic Books Turning Into Movies
Should You Buy Your Kids Gifts For Valentine's Day?
Taylor Hill Victoria's Secret Valentine's Day Gifts
Martha Stewart's Gardening Tips
Martha Stewart Thanksgiving Turkey Recipe
Martha and Snoop's Potluck Dinner Party Season 2 Trailer
Valentine's Day Balloon DIY
Homemade Quick and Easy Limoncello Recipe
From Our Partners
Latest Celebrity & Entertainment
All the Latest From Ryan Reynolds