Chocolate Dipped Toffee Shortbread

By Maria Lichty

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Chocolate Dipped Toffee Shortbread-buttery, crisp toffee shortbread dipped in chocolate and sprinkled with toffee! These cookies are perfect for the holidays! 

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I’ve baked A LOT of cookies over the years. I bake all year long, but I go cookie crazy during the holidays. I have my favorite Christmas cookie recipes that I bake every holiday season, but I love coming up with a few new cookie recipes. It is always fun to add a new cookie into the mix. Sometimes, I worry that I will run out of cookie ideas, but my brain hasn’t let me down yet. I always have cookies on my mind…even when I am sleeping. My dreams are sweet indeed!

Chocolate Dipped Toffee Shortbread Cookies are my latest creation and they are already a favorite! They are going to be on our holiday baking list every year!

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Josh actually requested shortbread cookies, which was a huge shocker. He always asks for chocolate chip cookies, no matter what the occasion! I decided to kick his shortbread cookies up a notch by adding toffee.

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And I didn’t stop there. I also dipped the shortbread cookies in chocolate and sprinkled more toffee on top! It is the holiday season so go big or go home? Right? ๐Ÿ™‚

Chocolate Dipped Toffee Shortbread Recipe

Chocolate Dipped Toffee Shortbread Cookies are fun to make and eat! Get the kids involved and have them help you dip them in the chocolate. It may get a little messy, but that is all part of the fun!  A chocolate mess is a good mess!

Make sure these Chocolate Dipped Toffee Shortbread Cookies make your baking list this year! They are on my list this year and will be for years to come! Looking for more holiday cookie recipes? Make sure you check out 25 of the BEST Holiday Cookies! Happy cookie baking!

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Chocolate Dipped Toffee Shortbread

Crisp, buttery toffee shortbread that get dunked in chocolate! These cookies are fun to make and fun to eat!
4.89 from 17 votes



  • In a small bowl, whisk the flour and salt together. Set aside.
  • In the bowl of a stand mixer, beat the butter and powdered sugar until smooth and creamy, about 3 minutes. Beat in the vanilla extract. Slowly add in the flour mixture and mix until just combined. Stir in ½ cup of the toffee bits. Form the dough into a disk shape and wrap in plastic wrap. Chill the dough for at least 1 hour or until firm.
  • When ready to bake, preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a large baking sheet with parchment paper or a Silpat baking mat and set aside.
  • On a lightly floured surface, roll out the dough into a ¼ inch thick square. Cut into squares, rounds, or shape of your choice using a lightly floured
  • cookie cutter. Place shortbread cookie son the prepared baking sheet and bake for 15-18 minutes, or until cookies are very lightly browned around the edges. Remove cookies from baking sheet and cool completely on a wire cooling rack.
  • Put the chocolate chips in a microwave safe bowl and melt, stirring every 30 seconds until melted. Dip the shortbread cookies in the melted chocolate and sprinkle with additional toffee bits. Lay on a piece of parchment paper or wax paper to set up. Once chocolate is completely dried, store cookies in an air tight container for up to 5 days.


Calories: 251kcal, Carbohydrates: 28g, Protein: 2g, Fat: 15g, Saturated Fat: 9g, Cholesterol: 33mg, Sodium: 49mg, Potassium: 18mg, Fiber: 1g, Sugar: 19g, Vitamin A: 384IU, Vitamin C: 1mg, Calcium: 25mg, Iron: 1mg

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I'm Maria and my husband is Josh. We share a love of cooking, baking, and entertaining. We enjoy creating recipes that are simple, fresh, and family friendly. We love sitting around the table with good food, good conversation, and good friends and family! Our kitchen is always open!
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  1. Ugh! You’re killing me with these! I make a delicious biscotti with these flavors each year, and now you have me torn on which to bake for my cookie trays because these look too good!

  2. These look delicious! We love toffee in our house. I think I’ll have to add these to the baking list this weekend!
    Thanks for the information about the Great American Milk Drive.

  3. Toffee, chocolate, and shortbread!!! This is probably my ultimate cookie. I’m thinking I should make them for breakfast… it’s December and that’s ok ๐Ÿ™‚

  4. These look perfect! I went to a cookie exchange last night and someone made your sea salt, caramel snickerdoodles and they were fantastic!

  5. Toffee and chocolate are such a match made in heaven but then you threw them into a buttery dough and I can only imagine how insanely flavorful these are!

  6. I made these today for my cookie party and they turned out extremely crumbly. Are you sure it’s only 1 cup butter?

  7. These are delicious!!! My daughter helped me make these and we used bunny cookie cutters… great recipe. Thank you!

  8. These were amazing! I brought them to my brother’s house and everyone loved them! I am definitely making them for all of my family functions.

  9. Super delicious cookies! So simple to make and pretty as well. Thank you for your continuously amazing cookies recipes. I and my work group thank you ๐Ÿ™‚

  10. These look so delicious and I’d like to make them for Christmas cookie plates this year. ย Do you think they would freeze well?

  11. 5 stars
    Tastes like a Skor chocolate bar. Absolutely fabulous. The only thing I’ll change the next time is that I’ll roll the dough into logs, refrigerate, slice and bake. Found the dough tough to roll out.

  12. 5 stars
    Sooo good!! I will now make this recipe every Christmas. I actually had a few left over and froze them. They are just as good as the day I made them. Definitely need to double the recipe.