Thursday, March 22, 2012

*Holly Bake*

Yum, Yum here is a good recipe for you!!  

~Rocky Road Shortbread~

I found this recipe tucked away in one of my files. 
 I pulled the page out of Family Circle magazine 
back in November 2009.  
They look fancy but are actually easy to make...
I never should of waited so long!!


Here's the recipe.  Happy Baking!

Rocky Road Shortbread
1 1/4 cups all-purpose flour
1/3 cup walnuts, finely chopped
1/4 tsp. salt
1/2 cup (1 stick) butter, softened
1/3 cup sugar
1 tsp. vanilla extract
3/4 cup mini marshmallows
1/2 cup coarsely chopped walnuts
1/2 cup semisweet chocolate chips

1.  
Heat oven to 350 degrees.  Coat a large baking sheet with nonstick cooking spray or use a Silpat sheet.

2.  
In bowl, beat together butter, sugar and vanilla for 2 minutes or until smooth and creamy.  Stir in flour, 1/3cup walnuts, salt.

3.  
Roll 1 Tablespoon dough into a ball; place on prepared sheet.  Repeat with remaining dough.  Gently flatten each ball to a 1/2 inch thickness and smooth out edges.  Bake for 16 minutes or until edges are lightly brown.

4.  
Meanwhile, melt chocolate chips in microwave.
  
5. 
 Remove cookies from oven and spread each with 1 teaspoon of melted chocolate, sprinkle on walnuts and add a few marshmallows.  Return to oven for 1 minute, until the marshmallows are softened.  Let cool on baking sheet for 2 minutes and remove to wire rack to cool completely.

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