• Print This Post Print This Post Rich Chocolate Shortbread Cookies have a secret -- olive oil + butter! -- and a super-satisfying crunch from coarse sugar on top. This is the grown-up cookie you want.

    Rich Chocolate Shortbread Cookies have a secret — olive oil + butter! — and a super-satisfying crunch from coarse sugar on top. This is the grown-up cookie you want.

    This post is sponsored by Divine Chocolate, which provided product samples for recipe development. All opinions are my own. 

    I’m on a bit of a shortbread kick….well, probably for my whole life, but who is counting? It’s just such an easy cookie to make, with a big flavor payoff. Flour, sugar, butter….that’s basically it. I often add an extract or some other flavoring, because I like to tweak recipes like that, but it’s basically a simple recipe.

    This Chocolate Shortbread version is enriched with high-quality cocoa, and has a mixture of butter and light-flavored olive oil, for the best of both worlds. I’m a big fan of baking with olive oil. I keep two kinds in the pantry — an extra-light flavored version to bake with, and a full-bodied version for the skillet.

    I’m presenting Chocolate Shortbread today as part of #Choctoberfest. Yes, #Choctoberfest is a real thing! If you love chocolate, this is your week.   Continue Reading…

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