Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies

Dec 10, 2020

Red Velvet Shortbread Cookies

These elegant red velvet shortbread cookies with a drizzle of white chocolate are rich, buttery, and very festive!
Prep Time: 30 minutes
Cook Time: 15 minutes
Total Time: 45 minutes
Servings: 12 cookies

Ingredients

  • 1 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/3 cup sugar
  • 2 tbsp unsweetened cocoa powder
  • 1/4 tsp salt
  • 1/2 cup butter cold and cut into cubes
  • 1 tbsp red food coloring
  • 1/2 cup white chocolate chips or candy melts

Instructions

  • Preheat oven to 325°F. Use butter to grease a 9-inch springform pan or 9-inch tart pan with removable bottom.Add flour, sugar, cocoa powder and salt to a food processor. Cover and pulse until combined.
  • Add butter and red food coloring and process until mixture comes together into a ball. It will take about 30-45 seconds.
  • Press mixture into the prepared pan into an even layer. Note: If your pan is not nonstick, line bottom with parchment paper.
  • Bake until center is set, 15-18 minutes. Let cool completely in the pan.
  • Remove sides from pan and use a knife to loosen the cookie from the bottom. Transfer to a cutting board and cut into 12 wedges.
  • Melt white chocolate in a heatproof bowl set over a pan of simmering water. Remove from heat when a few lumps remain, then stir until smooth.
  • Drizzle white chocolate over the wedges of shortbread. Let sit for 10 minutes until set.
  • Store cookies in an airtight container for a week or more.
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