Cardamom Chocolate Shortbread Cookies
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Serves: 12 cookies
  • ¼ teaspoon of ground cardamom
  • ½ teaspoon of vanilla
  • 1¼ cup of flour
  • ¼ cup of salted butter
  • ¼ cup of sugar
  • 4 ounces of bittersweet chocolate
  • ⅓ cup of heavy whipping cream
  1. In mixing bowl cream sugar and butter together.
  2. Add cardamom and vanilla
  3. Mix in flour with hands. Form into ball and place in middle of sheet of saran wrap. Form into log and wrap. Refrigerate about 30 minutes, until firm.
  4. Meanwhile, place chocolate in bowl and bring cream to low boil.
  5. Pour cream over chocolate and allow to sit until chocolate melts. Stir till smooth.
  6. Preheat oven to 350 degrees. Once cookies are firm, remove from fridge and slice into ½ inch disks.
  7. Bake in oven for 15-18 minutes, until golden brown on the bottom.
  8. Remove from oven and allow to cool. Spoon small dollops of chocolate onto the middle of each cookie. Refrigerate until firm.
Recipe by Talia Bunting at