Because the hazelnuts are ground, you can't see them, but you sure can taste their sweet richness when you bite into a cookie.

Source: Family Circle

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Recipe Summary

prep:
15 mins
bake:
20 mins at 325°
Servings:
36
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Ingredients

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Directions

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  • Heat oven to 325°F.

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  • Stir together flour, confectioners sugar, hazelnuts and salt in medium-size bowl.

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  • Cut butter into flour mixture with pastry blender until mixture resembles coarse meal. Knead until mixture holds together. Divide dough in half.

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  • Roll out one-half of the dough to about 1/4 inch thick on a lightly floured surface. Using a 2-inch cookie cutter, cut out circles and place on ungreased baking sheet about 1 inch apart. Repeat, using all dough. Prick with fork.

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  • Bake at 325°F for about 20 minutes, or until cookies just start to get golden. Cool completely on wire rack.

To decorate:
  • Pour each melted chocolate into a small plastic resealable bag. Cut a small hole in the corner of each bag and drizzle cooled shortbread with melted chocolates.

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