Double Chocolate Shortbread recipe

Preparation Time: 10 minutes | Cooking Time: 15 minutes

This decadent double chocolate shortbread makes for a delicious dessert for kids and adults alike. If you like, sandwich them together with a buttercream for a delicious sweet snack.


  • 325g plain flour
  • 200g butter
  • 100g caster sugar
  • 2 egg yolks
  • 200g white chocolate, melted
  • 100g dark chocolate chips
  • 1 tsp. vanilla extract


  1. Rub the butter into the flour until it resembles breadcrumbs. Stir in the sugar, egg yolks, vanilla extract and chocolate chips. Bring together with your hands to form a dough.

  2. Divide into balls and flatten with your hand into small biscuits. Bake in a 180C oven for 10-12 minutes until lightly golden. Leave to cool.

  3. Top the biscuits with the melted white chocolate and leave to set once more.

If you like, use hazelnuts or milk chocolate chips instead of dark chocolate chips. Recipe serves 24.

Recipe Details:

  • Author: Laura Young.
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Double Chocolate Shortbread Review by Sarah on 29th May 2012:

This recipe works fabulously.