The Easiest (And BEST) Shortbread Cookies Ever – Chocolate Chip Shortbread Rounds


So we are officially in The Holiday Season. This means lots of gatherings, parties, celebrations and potlucks. If you are looking for a super tasty go-to treat to bring, these little bites of heaven may be perfect for you. They only have 4 ingredients, which also makes them fun and easy to make with kiddos. Or if you are just sick of making the same old chocolate chip cookies, try these for a yummy change. Here is the recipe:

Chocolate Chip Shortbread Rounds

*Preheat oven to 350 degrees


  • 2 cup (4 sticks) butter, softened
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 4 cup unsifted all-purpose flour
  • 2 cups (12oz) milk chocolate chips
  • (Optional: powdered sugar for garnish)

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1. Cream butter and sugar

Cream in large mixing bowl with electric mixer at low-medium speed until light.

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2. Add flour

Gradually add flour until fully combined.

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3. Stir in chips

Stir in chips by hand.

(If dough seems crumbly, it will stick together when shaped with your hands).

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4. Roll in to 1 inch balls

Using the palms of your hands, roll rounded teaspoonfuls of dough into 1-inch balls. Place on un-greased cookie sheets.

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5. Bake

Bake cookies for 13-15 minutes at 350 degrees. (Cookies will still be pale. Let stand 2 minutes before removing from cookie sheet, and dust with powered sugar if desired.)

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xo, Emily

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