Coconut Shortbread half Dipped in Chocolate

Coconut Shortbread Half Dipped In Chocolate Recipe

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This recipe was from 'Taste of Home' and I couldn't remember the actual name so this is what I call them...Coconut Shortbread half Dipped in Chocolate.
*I made a note for some options.


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approx. 2 dozen
20 Min



  • 3/4 c
    butter, softened
  • 1/4 c
    sugar (or splenda)
  • 2 tsp
    vanilla extract
  • 1 3/4 c
    all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp
    baking powder
  • 1 c
    flaked coconut

  • 1 1/2 c
    semisweet chocolate chips
  • 1 Tbsp

How to Make Coconut Shortbread half Dipped in Chocolate


  1. COOKIE:
  2. In a bowl, cream butter, sugar and vanilla until light and fluffy.
    Combine flour and baking powder; gradually add to creamed mixture and mix well. Stir in coconut.
  3. Cover and refrigerate for 1 hour or until firm.
  4. On a floured surface, roll out dough to 1/4-in. thickness. Cut with a 2-1/2-in. round cookie cutter.
  5. Place 2 in. apart on ungreased baking sheets.
    Bake at 300° for 20-25 minutes or until edges begin to brown. Cool on wire racks.
  7. In a small saucepan over low heat, melt chocolate chips and shortening.
    Remove from the heat; dip cookies halfway into chocolate.
    Place on waxed paper-lined baking sheets until set. Yield: about 2 dozen.
  8. NOTE: *If you'd prefer, you can dip (dunk) the whole cookie and cover it all in chocolate.
    If you do you will need to increase the amount of dipping sauce.
    You could also incorporate chocolate chips (or chopped nuts) into the cookie dough, for yet another option.
  9. Nutrition Facts:
    1 serving (2 each) equals 333 calories, 22 g fat (14 g saturated fat), 31 mg cholesterol, 155 mg sodium, 35 g carbohydrate, 2 g fiber, 3 g protein.

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