Submitted by Cape Coral resident Pati Smith
2 cups butter, softened
1 cup sugar (for smooth results, layer white sugar with brown sugar)
½ tsp. vanilla
4 cups flour
Semi-sweet chocolate chips or chocolate kisses
Cream butter well, gradually add sugar and mix for several minutes. Add vanilla, then add flour one cup at a time and mix well. Spread in an ungreased pan (13” X 9” or cookie sheet for thinner shortbread). Prick thoroughly with a fork. Bake at 350 degrees for 30-35 minutes or until light brown. While still warm, cut into small bites. Top each square with a semi-sweet chocolate chip or even a chocolate kiss. Cool and enjoy!
I only make this around Christmas, but family and friends really look forward to it. The mix of shortbread and chocolate is delightful!!!