Hazelnut Shortbread

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Serves About 6 dozen | Prep Time 15 minutes | Cook Time 15 minutes per batch + c

Why I Love This Recipe

Taste of Home - Karen Morrell

Ingredients You'll Need

1 cup butter, softened
1/2 cup sugar
2 tbsp maple syrup or honey
2 tsp vanilla
2 cups flour
1 1/4 cups finely chopped hazelnuts
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips


In a large mixing bowl, cream the butter and sugar until light and fluffy.

Add the syrup and vanilla

Add the flour

Mix just until combined

Fold in the nuts

Shape into two 1 1/2 inch rolls

Wrap each in plastic wrap

Refrigerate for 2 hours or until firm

Unwrap the dough

Cut into 1/4 inch slices

Place 2 inches apart onto ungreased baking sheets

Bake at 325 F for 14-16 minutes or until the edges begin to brown

Remove to wire racks to cool completely

Melt the chocolate chips

Drizzle over the cookies

Let stand until the chocolate is set

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