31 December 2013

Chocolate Dipped Shortbreads with Toasted Coconut Recipe

Chocolate Dipped Shortbreads with Toasted Coconut

Ingredients:
  • 1 cup of sugar
  • 2 cups of softened butter
  • 4 cups of sifted cake flour
  • ½ cup of toasted coconut
  • 1 cup melted milk or dark chocolate {or chocolate candy melt}
Instructions:
  1. Yield approximately 4 dozen cookies
  2. Preheat oven to 350 degrees
  3. In a large bowl, combine butter and sugar, creaming together until smooth.  Add the flour, a little to a time  until well blended.
  4. Roll dough into tablespoon size balls with your hands and press flat until approximately 1/4″ thick.
  5. Place discs on cookie sheet and bake in preheated oven for 8-10 minutes.
  6. Allow cookies to cool completely.
  7. Once cookies have cooled, melt the chocolate and begin dipping & coating half of each cookie with the melted chocolate.  While chocolate is still soft, sprinkle with the toasted coconut.  Move to parchment paper and allow chocolate to harden and the coconut to set into the chocolate.


84 comments:

  1. What a yummy post and recipe! I will gladly share with friends and family with the expectation that they will each bring me a batch for critique.

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  2. I love shortbread and dipping them in chocolate and adding coconut to them makes them even better. I'll have to try this recipe. Thanks.

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  3. Looks good to me except for the coconut. Dislike the flavor and texture of it. I'd put chopped nuts instead.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  4. Those look absolutely fantastic! I want some!

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  5. This looks delicious!!! Im going to try this one. I have a sweet tooth. hehe. Anyways, thank you for the giveaway. You are helping alot of people by giving them hope and bring them joy to their faces. THANK YOU! and God bless you and your family. <3

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  6. this looks really good i think im in the baking mood lol denise smith denise226@verizon.net

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  7. Omg. Two loves in one. Coconut and chocolate. LOVE this! Looks yummy!

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  8. These would be perfect to make for my mom! She loves coconut and dark chocolate! Thanks for the recipe!

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  9. these are perfectly simple for my treat gifts this year!! Pinned! thank you!

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  10. Adding this to my Christmas cookie list!! Yummy!

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  11. Adding this to my Christmas cookie list! Yummy!

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  12. That looks so delicious. I love shortbread.

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  13. I will HAVE to make these! My mom LOVES coconut and they sound delightful! This is awesome :D Thanks for sharing!

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  14. Oh! This looks so good! Will have to try it! I love coconut! :)

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  15. I like the shortbread recipe. I might dip it in mint chocolate.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  16. mmm i am a big coconut fan! must try!

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  17. I LOVE THIS RECIPE!!!!!!!! I WOULD LEAVE OFF THE COCONUT BUT THEY REALLY LOOK YUMMY THANKS
    KARENALBERTWINSLOW

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  18. Yum, this looks good. It sounds so easy to make. Will have to try these.

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  19. ohhhhhhh! I pinned this one. I love shortbread cookies!

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    1. With three os my favorite flavors in these cookies, I was sold by the picture immediately. Its nice to see some alternatives to the same old oatmeal, chocolate chip and peanut butter cookies recipes. This recipe is one to make for sure.

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  20. These look delicious! Thanks for posting, I will pin for later.

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  21. These look so good! I wish I had some right now. If it wasn't 2 o'clock in the morning I'd be making some. Looks like an easy recipe too. I'm pinning this one.

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  22. Yummy! I'm learning how to cook and hopefully I get this right!! Thanks for sharing. Have a great year ahead!

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  23. these look so good, thank you for sharing them with me

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  24. This looks so delicious and easy to do. I have to try it. Thank you for sharing.

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  25. This looks so delicious and easy to do. I have to try it. Thank you for sharing.

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  26. Well,Heck! Looks like I died and went to heaven! YUM! That is pretty easy...gonna have to give it a try!

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  27. These look amazing, thanks for the recipe. Love your blog!

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  28. I am in love with this cookie recipe!!! Awesome!!! It looks delicious and I am a huge shortbread cookie fan and add in the chocolate and coconut.... YUM!!!! Thank you for sharing!!!

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  29. looks good going to do them thank you

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  30. Darn these look great and easy! You need a Pinterest share button! I tried to post to Pinterest but I don't see a pin button anywhere...unless I'm missing something.
    Thanks for an awesome recipe! Shared with my fb friends

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  31. I love s shortbread so will be trying this.

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  32. I love anything with coconut!! these look yummy!

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  33. This is a very easy cookie to make and looks so delicious. I really need to make these to see what they taste like! I bet they taste delicious!

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  34. My husband LOVES coconut... me... not so much. However, with the amount of coconut included in this recipe, I think I could handle it. I think we will give this recipe a try this weekend. Thank you for posting :)

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  35. This looks good. I will try it with my mom.Thanks!

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  36. I LOVE shortbread cookies- and I make really good ones! But thanks for the inspiration to make them that much better! Yum for chocolate and coconut!

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  37. I cant wait to try it looks really yummy thanks

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  38. What a simple recipe, and they look really good! Will definitely have to try them with my kids.

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  39. These look delicious and easy to make. Thanks for sharing.

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  40. If you're going tropical, I'd rather have some sweetened dried pineapple than the coconut.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  41. Wow, I have cake flour to use up, and it never occurred to me to make shortbread cookies - these are real winners. I can hardly wait to make them!!!

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  42. these really look good and i love chocolate and coconut..

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  43. Yum, yum, yum!! Great recipe, cookies look delicious. Thank you for sharing!!

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  44. not on my diet plan,but boy do these look good!

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  45. That sounds pretty good and easy to make. I've never tried shortbread before.

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  46. They look really good . Looks like that expensive brand name that I wont mention. Gonna make these for sure. thanks for the recipe

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  47. They look really good just like a brand name cookie tho I wont see which one. Thanks for the recipe, I sure am gonna make these

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  48. Stuff the diet! I am going to make these and eat them all! :)

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  49. This has got to be the easiest recipe I've ever seen. I'm definitely going to have to try this one.

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  50. I'm not the biggest fan of coconut, although I've started liking it more in recent years. I might try this with sprinkles or something like crushed peppermint.

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  51. I love shortbread and this is a great recipe. I might just alternate some coconut with some toasted almonds or even combine them

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  52. I love shortbread cookies and this recipe looks wonderful! Thanks for sharing it :)

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  53. Next time I decide to make cookies will defiantly try this one!!!

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  54. Ohhh these sound delicious! I will have to give these a try!

    Thanks for the Post, Picture's and the Recipe!

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  55. Dip the cookies in the chocolate, then in some crushed candy canes for the holidays.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  56. These sound and look amazing. These would make a great treat for my grandchildren after school. I know they would just love them.

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  57. Mmmm, yummieee!! I have to try out that recipe. Looks, delicious, yet simpel! Have a wonderful day!

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  58. These look amazing! Thanks for sharing such a yummy recipe :)

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  59. This cookie is the coolest new one I've yet to see. I absolutely love chocolate, shortbread cookies and coconut. What could be better?

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  60. I want to dip the chocolate into finely chopped macadamia nuts for good flavor.

    slehan at juno dot com

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  61. sooooo cute and delicious. These will be perfect to give out at my birthday party!!! Will def be making this soon, thanks for the great and yummy recipe!!

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  62. I sure am gonna make these. Thanks for the recipe!!

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  63. Oh wow, these look wonderful!! Thank you for sharing, you make it so simple! Looks great!!

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  64. LOve the look of these... and shortbread cookies are one of my favorites!!! Add chocolate and toasted coconut.... YUM!!!

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  65. I've always thought these were too hard to make, but you make it look easy. Thanks for sharing!

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  66. Oh baby! These are going on to my freakin yum board on pinterest! Can't wait to make them!

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  67. Thanks for the recipe. Looks Great!! Sometimes u just need to spice up the shortbread cookie.. Can't wait to try...

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  68. Oh man, these look awesome! I'm Pinning. lol

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  69. What a yummy looking cookie! My kids and I will be making these this weekend, can't wait to try them!!

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  70. these cookies looks good...the recipe looks easy to make. I must try it..thank you for posting.

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  71. what a great idea and i bet if you add color to the coconut , you can make some real fun eating for st patty's day or easter coming up ;) just a thought Thanks for share @tisonlyme143

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  72. These sound pretty good and pretty easy for me to make for my family.

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  73. Well, these look delish! If I were to make these they would all be for me because no one in this house likes coconut.

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  74. I love shortbread cookies! I can't wait to try these with chocolate and coconut!!! It sounds delicious!

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