Everyone has there favorite sweet, whether its cookies, ice cream or cake. Well this is mine, with or without the chocolate. Delicious shortbread cookies that melt in your mouth! They are simple, CHEAP, easy and quick to make ...
1 1/2 c. softened butter
3/4 c. sugar
1 tsp. vanilla
3 c. flour
1 tsp. salt (1/2 if desired)
Preheat oven to 350 degrees. In large bowl combine butter, sugar, vanilla and beat until creamy. Blend in flour and salt. Shape dough into balls about 1 inch using slightly rounded teaspoonful for each cookie. Place on ungreased cookie sheet and flatten with bottom of glass (about 2 1/2 inch) dipped in sugar. Bake about 10 minutes until lightly browned on edge. Remove from cookie sheet and cool completely.
1 (12 oz.) bag semi sweet chocolate morsels
1 tbsp. solid shortening
Melt over hot (not boiling) water the chocolate morsels and shortening. Dip each cookie halfway into chocolate. Yields about 5 dozen.