Chocolate Covered Shortbread Squares

Friday, July 1, 2011

Need something easy and sweet for a get together this weekend?  Try out this new recipe for chocolate covered shortbread squares.  Enjoy!

  • 1 cup (2 sticks) butter or margarine, softened
  • 3/4 cup granulated sugar
  • 1 large egg
  • 1 teaspoon vanilla extract
  • 2 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups Semi-Sweet Chocolate Mini Morsels, divided

Preheat oven to 350° F.  Beat butter and sugar in large mixer bowl until creamy.  Beat in egg and vanilla extract.  Gradually beat in flour.  Stir in 1 cup morsels.  Press onto bottom of ungreased 13 x 9-inch baking pan.  Bake for 30 - 33 minutes or just until top is light brown.  Immediately sprinkle with remaining morsels.  Let stand for 5 minutes or until morsels are shiny; spread evenly.  Cool completely in pan on wire rack.  Cut into squares.  Makes 4 dozen squares.



  1. Oh that looks positively sinful so obviously I have to have it!

  2. Looks delicious! I am a new follower from the blog hop. Visit my older daughter and I at our blog, Says Me Says Mom, ( where we talk about anything and everything.

  3. oh my goodness! That melted chocolate in the middle looks amazing!

  4. This looks soooo good!! We have company coming over and I was looking for a quick but delicious desert. This is going to be perfect!!! Thanks so much for posting.
    p.s. I'm your newest follower! Love, love, love your blog!

  5. I am a new follower and wanted to say HI... happy belated birthday, btw!

    This recipes looks so good... have a great 4th of July!!!

  6. OMG!!! YUM!! I have to make these!!

  7. I love how chocolaty this shortbread is, there's chocolate in the bar and on top. Its gotta be great!

  8. YUMMO!! Looks like it turned out A LOT better than the dessert I attempted to make this weekend. :o)

  9. This recipe looks so good. I would love it if you came over to my party "Cast Party Wednesday" tomorrow and shared some of your recipes with us.
    I hope to see you there!


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