Peppermint Chocolate Shortbread Bar
 
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Serves: 24 bars
Ingredients
  • 2 cup of room temperature unsalted butter
  • 1 cup of confectioners’ sugar
  • ½ cup of cornstarch
  • 3 cups of all purpose white flour
  • 2 bags of Hershey's Chipits Peppermint Chocolate Chips
  • ½ bag of Hershey's Chipits White Chocolate Chips
  • Green food colouring
Instructions
  1. Prepare the shortbread base:
  2. Place 2 cups of room temperature unsalted butter in your mixer & turn your mixer on high for 10-15 minutes. Your butter will be perfectly creamed and will be white rather than yellow
  3. While the butter is mixing, preheat your oven to 375 degrees
  4. Once the butter is creamed, add in 1 cup of confectioners’ sugar and ½ cup of cornstarch
  5. Mix together for a minute or two before adding in 3 cups of all purpose white flour
  6. Pour the batter into a 9x13 baking pan, smoothing using your hands so it's level.
  7. Bake for 10 minutes.
  8. Allow to cool fully in the pan.
  9. Peppermint Chocolate Layer:
  10. Melt the Hershey's Chipits Peppermint Chocolate Chips in a double broiler, stirring continuously.
  11. Pour the Peppermint chocolate on top of the cooled shortbread base int the pan. Use a spatula to smooth out the chocolate.
  12. Place in the fridge and allow to set fully.
  13. Once set, remove from the pan and cut into equal squares.
  14. White Chocolate decoration:
  15. Melt the Hershey's Chipits White Chocolate Chips in a double broiler, stirring continuously.
  16. Add in a few drops of green food colouring.
  17. Place a small circle of the green chocolate onto each square.
  18. Using a toothpick, swirl the circles around to create a pretty little decoration on each square.
Recipe by Sober Julie at https://www.soberjulie.com/2014/12/peppermint-chocolate-shortbread-bar-perfect-christmas-cookie-exchange-chipitsholiday/