You are here: Home » Recipes » Almond Chocolate Shortbread Cookies Almond Chocolate Shortbread Cookies Recipe by jhayden Yield 16-24 servings PrintEmail Ingredients 3/4 cup butter3/4 cup confectioners sugar1 1/2 cups unbleached flour1 cup chocolate chips2 -- eggs1/2 cup brown sugar2 tablespoons flour1/2 teaspoon baking powder1/2 teaspoon salt1/2 teaspoon almond extract1 cup coarsely chopped almonds Instructions Cream butter and sugar; on high with a hand mixer. Add flour; use pastry blender till crumbly. Press into ungreased oblong pan and bake at 350 for 12-15 minutes. Remove from oven. Sprinkle with the chocolate chips and return to the oven for 1-2 minutes, to soften the chocolate chips. Gently spread the softened chocolate over the shortbread layer. Top with the egg mixture (eggs, brown sugar, flour, baking powder, salt, and almond extract; mixed together well; on high with hand mixer). Sprinkle the coarsely chopped almonds evenly on top of the egg mixture. Bake again, 350, for 20 minutes. Cool before cutting.