TWD: Espresso Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

Espresso Chocolate Shortbread Cookies

The recipe for TWD this week is chosen by Donna of Life’s Too Short Not to Eat Dessert First. I must have been half asleep when I baked these cookies last night, or I was too distracted by the comedy shown on TV. Instead of rolling the dough flat and let it rest in the fridge, I misinterpreted the recipe and shaped it into a log. I only realised my mistake when the cookies were baking in the oven. Anyway, the shortbread is crisp and has a melt-in-your-mouth texture, it tastes really good!

If you want to give the recipe a try, head over to Donna's blog!

Comments

the cookies still look great!
Flourchild said…
They did melt right in your mouth , didn't they! I loved this recipe..your cookies look perfect!
chocolatechic said…
That is how I made them.

So much easier than rolling them out.
cindy said…
I think I will try your method next time. They look great!
Mary said…
Great mistake/idea. I will try that next time.
natalia said…
Ciao ! I think the log is nice too !!
Jeannette said…
I almost did the same thing!! But then remembered the bag trick.

I honestly think these look much better than mine!! The chips stand out more and I bet they were a bit easier to slice.

Beautiful!
Those must be melt-in-the-mouth!

Cheers,

Rosa
Those cookies look wonderful - next time I will make that mistake too ;)
Cooking Gallery said…
The cookies look so pretty and the photo is gorgeous!
Natalie said…
great photos- i love the round shape!
I made your nectarine cake with berries but changed it up a bit and it turned out great. This recipe is a must. I cant wait to try it. YUMMY YUMMY YUMMY!
Pamela said…
I like the round shape, too. The log way is sometimes the easier way to go, I think. They look great.
Shandy said…
Genius and cute! Grandma used to tell me it is only a mistake if you say so. Your shortbread cookies look delicious!
Nichi said…
great mistake they look perfectly perfect!
Mary said…
Wonderful shape! I might go the slice and bake route too.
:)
Stardust said…
Honey, you're forgiven since the cookies and the shotlook great. ;)
doesn't look like a mistake at all! they're the perfect size & shape to fit nicely into a jar.
Piggys said…
How come your biscuit didnt look dark and what did you add into your cookies as it looks like cranberries.
Piggy said…
Hi all - Thanks for the comments!

Piggys @ 18/10/10 - I only had chocolate chips in the batter, no cranberries though. To be honest, I'm not sure why my cookies turned out lighter in colour too.

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