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Stacks of Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies
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Chocolate Chip Shortbread Cookies

Shortbread chocolate chip cookies are a buttery treat that have just the right combination of chocolate chunks, salt and butter for a simple but fabulous cookie. Easily made into mini treats.
Prep Time1 hr
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Dessert
Cuisine: American
Keyword: chocolate chip
Servings: 32
Calories: 141kcal


  • 18 tablespoons SALTED butter room temp
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ½ cup sugar
  • 2 teaspoons vanilla
  • 2 ¼ cups flour
  • 6 ounces bittersweet chocolate cut into chunks
  • 1 egg beaten
  • Demerara sugar
  • flaky sea salt


  • With an electric mixer beat both sugars and butter until light and fluffy, mix in vanilla. Add flour and mix until combined. Add chunks of chocolate and mix just until combined.
  • Divide dough in half and place each on plastic wrap. Shape each into a 2 1/2 inch log. Wrap and refrigerate for about 2 hours or longer until it is firm, or 30 minutes in the freezer.
  • Preheat oven to 350º. Line baking sheets with parchment paper.
  • Brush the outside of the logs with beaten egg and roll in Demerara sugar. Slice into 1/2 inch rounds and place on baking sheet. Sprinkle with flaky salt.
  • Bake for 12-15 minutes until just beginning to brown, if mini cookies, 10-12 minutes.
  • Makes 32 large cookies or 145 mini cookies


You can freeze the rolls and thaw when ready to make.


Calories: 141kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 1g | Fat: 9g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 22mg | Sodium: 59mg | Potassium: 46mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 7g | Vitamin A: 207IU | Calcium: 9mg | Iron: 1mg