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Gale Gand's Deep Chocolate Shortbread Recipe

Serves: 
24
15 minutes
Calories per serving: 120

Recipe Ingredients

1 cup unsalted butter
1/2 cup SPLENDA® No Calorie Sweetener, Granulated
1/4 cup sugar
1/2 teaspoon vanilla
1/4 teaspoon salt
6 tablespoons Dutch cocoa powder
1 3/4 cups flour
2 tablespoons flour

Preparation

Preheat oven to 375 degrees F. Line a cookie sheet or jellyroll pan with parchment paper. Set aside.

Place the butter, SPLENDA® Granulated Sweetener, sugar, vanilla and salt in a medium mixing bowl. Mix, using the paddle attachment of an electric mixer until the mixture is light and creamy (approx. 1-1 1/2 minutes). Add cocoa powder and all the flour. Mix until just blended.

Remove dough from bowl and form into a ball. Place the ball of dough on the parchment lined pan. Roll the dough into a rectangle approx. 6 1/2 inches wide by 11 inches long and 1/4 inch thick. Pierce the surface of the dough with a fork all over. This allows the air to escape during baking preventing air pockets from forming.

Bake in preheated 375 degrees F oven 20-25 minutes, rotating the pan after 10 minutes of baking. Remove shortbread from oven after 20-25 minutes and immediately cut into 24 fingers or rectangles while the shortbread is still warm. If allowed to cool, shortbread will not slice well.

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Nutrition Info Per Serving

Nutrition Info Per Serving 24 servings, Serving Size: 1 cookie

Calories
120
Calories From Fat
70
Total Fat
8
g
Saturated Fat
5
g
Cholesterol
20
mg
Sodium
25
mg
Total Carbs
10
g
Dietary Fiber
1
g
Sugars
2
g
Protein
1
g

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