Maple-Walnut Shortbread Cookies

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  • 1 hr 40 min prep time
  • 1 hr 40 min total time
  • 10 ingredients
  • 4 servings

Ingredients

1
cup butter, softened
1/3
cup sugar
1/2
cup finely chopped toasted walnuts
1
egg yolk
2
cups all-purpose flour
1
teaspoon baking powder
1/4
teaspoon salt
1
teaspoon maple flavor
1
cup semisweet chocolate chips
1
cup finely chopped toasted walnuts

Directions

  1. 1 In large bowl, beat butter and sugar with electric mixer on medium speed about 30 seconds or until smooth. Add 1/2 cup walnuts and the egg yolk; beat until blended. Add flour, baking powder, salt and maple flavor. On low speed, beat until stiff cookie dough forms. Shape dough into a ball. Wrap in plastic wrap; refrigerate 45 minutes.
  2. 2 Heat oven to 350°F. Divide dough into 8 equal parts. On lightly floured surface, shape each part into a rope 12 inches long and 3/4 inch thick. Cut into 2-inch lengths; place about 2 inches apart on ungreased cookie sheets. Flatten cookies slightly.
  3. 3 Bake 15 to 17 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool 2 minutes; remove from cookie sheet to cooling rack. Cool completely, about 30 minutes.
  4. 4 In small microwavable bowl, microwave chocolate chips uncovered on High 1 minute 30 seconds, stirring every 30 seconds, until chips can be stirred smooth. In another small bowl, place 1 cup walnuts.
  5. 5 For each cookie, dip 1/2 inch of 1 long side into chocolate, then coat chocolate edge with walnuts. Place on sheets of waxed paper; let stand about 2 hours until chocolate is set.

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